Shields' general thoracic surgery / edited by Joseph LoCicero III, Richard H. Feins, Yolonda L. Colson, Gaetano Rocco.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Wolters Kluwer, [2019]
1 online resource (xxviii, 2274, 54 pages) : illustrations (some colour)
8th edition.

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Standardized Title:
Genral thoracic surgery.
Chest -- Cancer -- Surgery.
Medical subjects:
Thoracic Surgical Procedures.
Thoracic Neoplasms -- Surgery.
Electronic books.
Volume 1: Part A: Evolution of general thoracic surgery
Section I: History and pioneers in thoracic surgery
Part B: The lung, pleura, diaphragm and chest wall
Section II: Structure and function of the chest wall and lungs
Section III: Thoracic imaging
Section IV: Diagnostic procedures
Section V: Diagnostic procedures in pulmonary diseases
Section VI: Preoperative assessment of the thoracic surgical patient
Section VII: Preoperative and anesthetic management of the general thoracic surgical patient
Section VIII: Pulmonary resections
Section IX: Postoperative management of the general thoracic surgical patient
Section X: The chest cage
Section XI: The diaphragm
Section XII: The pleura
Section XIII: The trachea and bronchi
Section XIV: Congenital, structural, and inflammatory diseases of the lung
Volume 2: Part B. Section XV: Carcinoma of the lung
Section XVI: Other tumors of the lung
Section XVII: Thoracic trauma
Section XVIII: Understanding statistical analysis and medical decision making
Part C: The esophagus
Section XIX: Structure of the esophagus
Section XX: Physiology of the esophagus
Secion XXI: Diagnostic studies of the esophagus
Section XXII: Operative procedures in the management of esophageal disease
Section XXIII: Congenital, structural, and inflammatory diseases of the esophagus
Section XXIV: Malignant lesions of the esophagus
Part D: The mediastinum
Section XXV: Structure and function of the mediastinal contents
Section XXVI: Noninvasive investigations
Section XXVII: Invasive diagnostic investigations and surgical approaches
Section XXVIII: Mediastinal infections, mass lesions in the mediastinum, and control of vascular obstructing symptomatology
Section XXIX: Primary mediastinal tumors and syndromes associated with mediastinal lesions
Section XXX: Mediastinal cysts.
Inlcudes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
LoCicero, Joseph, III, 1948- editor.
Feins, Richard H.
Colson, Yolonda L.
Rocco, Gaetano, MD.