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Carlos Galvez Munoz

Carlos Galvez Munoz, M.D., PhD. Thoracic Surgery Mentor for trainees.

Hospital General Universitario Alicante
C/Pintor Baeza 12
Hospital General Universitario Alicante
Alicante  03010
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


1.       Galvez C, Navarro-Martinez J, Bolufer S, Lirio F, Sesma J, Corcoles JM. Nonintubated uniportal VATS pulmonary anatomical resections. J Vis Surg 2017.

2.       Wang ML, Galvez C, Chen JS, Navarro-Martinez J, Bolufer S, Hung MH, Hsu HH, Cheng YJ. Non-intubated single-incision video-assisted thoracic surgery: a two-center cohort of 188 patients. J Thorac Dis 2017;9(8):2587-2598.

3.       Galvez C, Lirio F , Sesma J, Baschwitz B, Bolufer S. Single-incision VATS left-lower lobe anterior segmentectomy (S8). J Vis Surg 2017; 3:114.

4.       Galvez C, Navarro-Martinez J, Bolufer S, et al. Awake non-intubated single-incision VATS lobectomy after induction chemotherapy and mediastinoscopy. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017

5.       Bolufer S, Coves MD, Galvez C, Villaona GA. Intraoperative nerve monitoring in laryngotracheal surgery. Cir Esp 2017; Apr 23, pii: S0009-739X(16)30199-3.

6.       Galvez C, Navarro-Martinez J, Bolufer S, Sesma J, Lirio F, Galiana M, Rivera MJ. Non-intubated uniportal left-lower lobe upper segmentectomy (S6). J Vis Surg 2017;3:48.

7.        Galvez C, Sesma J, Lirio F, Bolufer S, Baschwitz B. Single-incision VATS right-upper lobe posterior segmentectomy (S2). CTSNet.

8.        Martin-Ucar AE, Aragon J, Bolufer S, Galvez C, Luo Q, Perez-Mendez I, Sihoe A, Socci L.  The influence of prior multiport experience on the learning curve for single-port thoracoscopic lobectomy: a multicentre comparative study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017; 15. 

9.       Galvez C, Sesma J, Bolufer S, Lirio F, Navarro-Martinez J, Galiana M, Baschwitz B, Rivera MJ. Single-incision video-assisted anatomical segmentectomy with handsewn bronchial closure for endobronchial lipoma. Ann Transl Med 2016;4(15):284. 

10.    Font MC, Navarro-Martinez J, Nadal SB, Munoz CG, Galiana-Ivars M, Montero PC. Continuous Analgesia Using a Multi-Holed Catheter in Serratus Plane for Thoracic Surgery. Pain Physician. 2016 May;19(4):E684-6. 

11.    Alonso-Gracia FJ, Navarro-Martinez J, Galvez C, River-Cogollos MJ, Sgattoni C, Tari-Bas IM. Single-port video-assisted thoracic surgery in an awake patient. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2015 Aug 19. 

12.   Galvez C, Bolufer S, Navarro-Martinez J, Lirio F, Corcoles JM, Rodriguez-Paniagua JM. Non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery management of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. Ann Transl Med 2015;3(8):104. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2015.04.24 

13.   Navarro-Martínez J, Gálvez C, Rivera-Cogollos MJ, Galiana-Ivars M, Bolufer S, Martínez-Adsuar F. Intraoperative crisis resource management during a non-intubated video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Ann Transl Med 2015;3(8):111. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2015.04.14 

14.   Galvez C, Navarro-Martinez J, Bolufer S, Lirio F, Mafe JJ, Rivera MJ, Roca J, Baschwitz B. Benefits of awake uniportal pulmonary resection in a patient with a previous contralateral lobectomy. Ann Transl Med 2014;2(9):93. 

15.    Galvez C, Navarro-Martinez J, Bolufer S. Reply to the editor. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug;148(2):755. 

16.    Galvez C, Bolufer S, Navarro-Martinez J, Lirio F. Awake uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic metastasectomy after a nasopharyngeal carcinoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Mar;147(3):e24-6. 

17.    Córcoles JM, Bolufer S, Kurowski K, Galvez C, Rodríguez JM. Utilidad y versatilidad del titanio para la reconstrucción de la pared torácica. Cir Esp 2014; 92(2).89-94. 

18.   Gálvez C, Córcoles JM, Bolufer S, Mafé JJ, Cerezal LJ, Baschwitz B, Rodríguez JM. Broncoplastias sin resección pulmonar en tumores carcinoides.  Revista de Patología  Respiratoria Vol. 12. Supl 1 Abril 2009:135. 

19.   Gálvez C, Bolufer S, Córcoles JM, Mafé JJ, Cerezal LJ, Baschwitz B, Rodríguez JM. Tumor neurogénico mediastínico con extensión intrarraquídea. Revista de Patología Respiratoria Vol. 12 Supl 1 Abril 2009: 134. 

20.  Córcoles JM, Bolufer S, Gálvez C, Cerezal LJ, Mafé JJ, Baschwitz B, Rodríguez JM. Utilidad de los colgajos musculocutáneos en la reconstrucción de la pared torácica. Cir Esp 2008;84(Espec Congr 2):100.

Other Interests

Minimally-invasive thoracic surgery (MIS-VATS)

Uniportal thoracic and mediastinal surgery (Uniportal VATS, SI-VATS)

Non-intubated and awake thoracic surgery 

Sublobar anatomical pulmonary resections

Benign and malignant tracheal diseases

Lung Cancer


Morphological prognostic factors in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (Ki-67, PD-L1)

Anatomical Pulmonary Sublobar resections (multicenter multinational study)

Advantages of uniportal VATS (single-port) pulmonary resections

Non-intubated Thoracic Surgery