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Thoracic Surgery: 50 Challenging cases

Edited By

Wickii Vigneswaran

ISBN 9781138035652
Published December 9, 2019 by CRC Press
288 Pages 53 Color & 186 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

In Thoracic Surgery: 50 Challenging Cases, editor Wickii T. Vigneswaran has selected 50 challenging cases presented by leading thoracic surgeons. Each case highlights a unique situation from which other surgeons can learn. The selection of Cases includes patients with diagnostic challenges, unconventional and innovative solutions, unexpected findings, and new techniques to treat old problems. The discussions after each case provide a useful starting point for further inquiry. Amply illustrated, this book reflects the wisdom and experience of world leaders in thoracic surgery and teaches junior surgeons how to approach the key thoracic surgical procedures, and how to manage in unexpected and difficult situations. This is a Masterclass in thoracic surgery.

Editor Bio

Wickii T. Vigneswaran is the Professor and Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Loyola University Health System.

Table of Contents

Thoracic Surgery: 50 Challenging Cases

Table of Contents

  1. Robotic-Assisted Resection of Fibrous Dysplasia of the Ribs
  2. Hiroko Nakahama and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  3. Innovative Approach to Minimally Invasive Resection of 2nd Rib Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  4. Mathew Thomas

  5. Hybrid Approach to Repair Acquired Thoracic Dystrophy in an Adult Patient after Childhood Ravitch Procedure
  6. Mathew Thomas

  7. Cystic bone lesion of the sternum
  8. Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  9. Spontaneous Bilateral Sternoclavicular Joint Infections
  10. Mathew Thomas

  11. Malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura
  12. Amber Redmond, Eric P. Anderson, Christopher W. Seder, and Nicole M. Geissen

  13. Malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of Pleura with Chest Wall Invasion: Treatment with Chest Wall Resection, Reconstruction and Adjuvant Proton Beam Radiotherapy
  14. Mathew Thomas

  15. Empyema from Misplacement of Percutaneous Nephrostomy Tube: A Diagnostic Challenge Raed Abdulkareem and Francis J. Podbielski
  16. Malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura Associated with a Paraneoplastic Hypoglycemia
  17. Evgeny V. Arshava, Adnan Al Ayoubi, and Kalpaj Parekh

  18. Feculent Empyema after Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  19. Raed Abdulkareem and Francis J. Podbielski

  20. Robotic Stapled Plication of a Left Hemi Diaphragm Eventration
  21. Lia Jordano, Christopher W. Seder, and Gary W. Chmielewski

  22. Iatrogenic Diaphragmatic Hernia Causing Total Right Lung Atelectasis
  23. Brett Curran and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  24. Successful Repair of Right Diaphragmatic Herniation with Recovery of Liver function
  25. Christian Renz and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  26. Late presentation of a Post-traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia
  27. Adrian Rodrigues and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  28. Resection of a Giant Posterior Mediastinal Ganglioneuroma
  29. Taylor Jaraczewski and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  30. An Unexpected Schwanoma of the Phrenic Nerve
  31. Lambros Tsonis, Anita Ong, and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  32. Acute life-threatening mediastinal complications of Histoplasmosis
  33. Evgeny V. Arshava, Poorani Sekar, John Keech, and Kalpaj R. Parekh

  34. Mediastinal Liposarcoma after remote history of radiation as an infant
  35. James L Lubawski Jr.

  36. Pseudo-aneurysm of Descending Aorta Presenting as Incarcerated Intrathoracic Stomach
  37. Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  38. Tracheal Chondrosarcoma
  39. Alison Coogan; Lia Jordano; Michael J. Liptay; Christopher W. Seder

  40. Multi-technique Management of Persistent Post-intubation Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Patient with Achalasia
  41. Mathew Thomas

  42. Presentation of a Congenital Trachea-Esophageal Fistula In The Adolescence
  43. Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  44. Repair of a Near Full Length Malignant Tracheal-Esophageal Fistula: A 17 Year Success Story
  45. Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  46. Gastrobronchial fistula and central diaphragmatic hernia after sleeve gastrectomy
  47. Mathew Thomas

  48. A Bronchogenic Cyst Masquerading as a Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia
  49. Stephanie G Worrell, Kiran H. Lagisetty, and Rishindra M. Reddy

  50. The Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Echinococcosis
  51. Gillian Alex, Christopher W. Seder, and Ozuru Ukoha

  52. Unusual Case of aFDG-avid Non-Malignant Solitary Lung Mass
  53. James B. Hendele and Francis J. Podbielski

  54. Intralobar Pulmonary Sequestration with Aberrant Venous Drainage
  55. Julia Coughlin and Christopher W. Seder

  56. Pulmonary dog worm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection presenting as a solitary pulmonary nodule
  57. Mathew Thomas

  58. Concurrent Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Extralobar Pulmonary Sequestration
  59. Kate Gallo, Gillian Alex, and Christopher W. Seder

  60. Primary Colloid Lung Carcinoma of Lung
  61. John Hallsten, Adrian E. Rodrigues, and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  62. Pulmonary Mucormycosis
  63. lbert Pai, Kalpaj R. Parekh, and Evgeny V. Arshava

  64. Complicated Pulmonary Cystic Echinnococcosis in Pregnancy
  65. Yulia N. Matveeva and Kalpaj R. Parekh

  66. Staged bilateral uniportal VATS extended lung resection for chronic bronchiectasis
  67. Mathew Thomas

  68. Robotic lobectomy in a patient with bronchiectasis and diffuse pleural adhesions: Advantages over Challenges
  69. Adrian E. Rodrigues and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  70. Pulmonary Rescue of Adult Onset Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  71. Ashish Pulikal, Jason Long, and Benjamin Haithcock

  72. Intimal Sarcoma of the Pulmonary Artery
  73. Max Lacour and Isabelle Opitz

  74. Obstructing Benign Fibroepithelial Polyp
  75. Reilly Hobbs and Rishindra M. Reddy

  76. Esophageal GISTs
  77. Grant Lewin, Samine Ravanbakhsh, Christopher W. Seder, and Ozuru Ukoha

  78. Acute Esophageal Necrosis in Prader-Willi Syndrome
  79. Danuel V. Laan, Betty Allen, John Agzarian, Phillip G. Rowse, and Shanda H. Blackmon

  80. Enucleation of a Giant Esophageal Leiomyoma with Primary Esophageal Repair
  81. Tessa Watt, Rishindra M. Reddy

  82. Primary Colon Cancer in an Interposition Graft Following Esophagectomy
  83. Alexander A. Brescia, Mark B. Orringer, and Rishindra M. Reddy

  84. Mixed Cavernous Hemangioma-Lymphangioma of the Gastroesophageal Junction
  85. Kimberly Song, Christopher W. Seder, and Ozuru Ukoha

  86. Aortoesophageal fistula formation: A complication of esophageal stent
  87. Adrian E. Rodrigues, James Lubawski, and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  88. Long Segment esophageal stricture: A surgical challenge
  89. Wickii T. Vigneswaran and James Lubawski

  90. Post-Esophagectomy Colon Diaphragmatic Herniation
  91. Curtis S. Bergquist and Rishindra M. Reddy

  92. Normalized Blood Gases and Improved Pulmonary Function After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in a Patient with Severe Global Respiratory Insufficiency
  93. Claudio Caviezel, Didier Schneiter, and Walter Weder

  94. Bilateral Lobar Lung Transplantation with ECLS in a Jehovah’s Witness
  95. Bastian Grande, Isabelle Opitz, and Ilhan Inci

  96. Single Lung Transplant Recipient with Primary Carcinoma Metastasis from Native Lung to the Donor Lung Allograft
  97. Adrian E. Rodrigues and Wickii T. Vigneswaran

  98. Multistage Approach to Lung Transplantation in a Cystic Fibrosis Patient with Chronic Superior Vena Cava Occlusion and Patent Foramen Ovale

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Wickii T. Vigneswaran is the Professor and Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Loyola University Health System.