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October 16, 2018
The authors demonstrate a right axillary artery cannulation with limited surgical exposure and percutaneous two-stage venous cannulation for minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
April 8, 2008
Pulmonary nodules and masses are common reasons for referring patients to the pulmonologist, radiologist, and thoracic surgeon for evaluation. The burgeoning use of chest computed tomography for screening, to rule out pulmonary embolism, and for other indications may lead to a significant increase in patients with newly discovered lesions.
April 8, 2008
The impetus for intrabronchial treatment of emphysema came from the experiences with lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS).
April 8, 2008
The desire for an objective method to record, quantify, and store lung sound information was the impetus for development of the field of computer-assisted mapping of lung sounds. Techniques are constantly evolving, with many different types of sensors, sensor coupling methods, and digital signal processing techniques in existence.
April 8, 2008
Introduction
April 8, 2008
Obstruction of the central airways may develop in 30-40% of all patients with lung cancer and is being increasingly diagnosed in patients with benign disorders such as post intubation tracheal stenosis and connective tissue diseases.
April 8, 2008
Radio frequency ablation (RFA) of lung tumors is a relatively new procedure allowing local treatment with minimal parenchymal damage. In fact, this technique is able to induce coagulative necrosis in a limited pulmonary area.
April 7, 2008
Approaches to lung resection for early stage cancer.
April 7, 2008
Practice patterns of surgical therapy for esophageal cancer
March 17, 2008
Being a surgeon is one of those things that you just know is right. You ask lots of questions, you ponder the possibilities, and then one day it just hits you--there is nowhere else you would rather be than the OR and nothing else you would rather do than operate.

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