Oncological surgeons are often requested in their clinical practice to identify and manage uncommon and complex situations. It is therefore of the utmost importance that they are well aware of the most recent technological evolutions, in order to achieve the best possible results in term of oncological outcome, with a concern on quality of life and economical issues. Furthermore, new techniques can give a fundamental contribution in overcoming the limitations of standard approaches. An essential aim of this book is to underline the great importance and the need of an effective coordination of multi-disciplinary care among surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation therapists, plastic surgeons and ancillary services, in order to optimise patient outcome.Thoracic surgery using the mini-invasive method was first proposed for the treatment of relapsing spontaneous pneumothorax. ... in the pleura making use of VATS includes pleural biopsies, pleurectomies and the removal of neurinomas of the intercostal nerves. ... The limitations of the technique are the impossibility of manual palpation of the pulmonary parenchyma which in open surgery makes itanbsp;...
|Title||:||New Technologies in Surgical Oncology|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-12-08|