Thoracic Surgical Procedures

Known as: surgeries thoracic, Procedure, Thoracic Surgical, Thoracic Surgery 
Surgery performed on the thoracic organs, most commonly the lungs and the heart.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The optimal surgical technique for lobectomy in lung cancer is not well defined. Proponents of video-assisted thoracic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to investigate the surgical management of primary lung cancer by board-certified thoracic surgeons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Due to the combination of local trauma, extracorporeal circulation (ECC), and pulmonary and myocardial reperfusion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES The da Vinci surgical robotic system was purchased at our institution in June 2001. The aim of this trial was to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Data regarding pulmonary function and prognosis after video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy are limited. METHODS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE Long-term pain is a common sequela of thoracotomy, occurring in approximately 50% of patients 2 years after thoracic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Video-assisted thoracic surgery has been adopted by some thoracic surgeons as the preferred approach over thoracotomy for many… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND This study examined results of lung transplantation after previous thoracic surgical procedures. METHODS Twenty… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The prevalence and severity of chronic pain after video-assisted thoracic surgery for pulmonary resection remains to be defined… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
One hundred thirty-eight consecutive, nonrandomized patients, with equivalent demographic and preoperative physiologic parameters… (More)
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