Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Posted On 2019-11-10 07:48:58

This focused issue on “Pediatric Thoracic Surgery” is edited by Dr. Paolo Scanagatta, from Thoracic Surgery Division, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. Dr. Scanagatta is particularly recognized as an expert in Pediatric Thoracic Surgery. He believes in a multi-modal approach to lung cancer (including translational medicine and target therapies) and accurate preoperative study of surgical candidates; he has also expertised in managing complications to obtain the best postoperative outcomes. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles.

Introducing Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
Paolo Scanagatta

Original Article
Lung transplantation in adolescents
Mario Nosotti, Letizia Corinna Morlacchi, Valeria Rossetti, Valeria Musso, Lorenzo Rosso
Open-surgery repair of congenital malformation of the chest: indications, technical tips and outcomes
Michele Torre, Federico Palo, Maurizio Infante

Review Article
Pediatric thoracic anesthesia: airway management for lung isolation and postoperative analgesia
Federico Piccioni, Thomas Wesley Templeton, Benjamin Morris, Franco Valenza
Tracheal diseases: endoscopic evaluation and treatment
Alessandro Gonfiotti, Aldo Clerico, Andrea Droghetti, Luca Voltolini, Giovanni Muriana, Duilio Divisi, Roberto Crisci
Surgical treatment of primary tracheal tumors in children and adolescents
Lorenzo Giannini, Fabiola Incandela, Lorenzo Bresciani, Cesare Piazza
Approaches to the thoracic cavities
Luca Bertolaccini, Alessandro Pardolesi
Pectus excavatum in adolescents and children: the Nuss technique
Arianna Farronato, Marco Ghionzoli, Antonio Messineo, Leonardo Politi, Duilio Divisi, Alessandro Gonfiotti, Roberto Crisci
Therapeutical options in pectus carinatum in young patients
Arianna Rimessi, Alessandra Mazzucco, Stefano Fieschi, Massimo Torre
Pulmonary metastasectomy in children and adolescents
Paolo Scanagatta, Luigi Rolli
Primary spontaneous pneumothorax in children and adolescents: a systematic review
Simone Furia, Cristiano Breda

Thinking uniportal in pediatric thoracic surgery
Isabel Casal-Beloy, Lorena Míguez Fortes, Manuel Adolfo Gómez Tellado, Diego González-Rivas
Robotic thoracic surgery in children and adolescents—technology and adaptability
Dana Ferrari-Light, Robert J. Cerfolio
Multidisciplinary team approach for pediatric thoracic tumors: new horizons and oldies but goldies
Cristina Meazza, Giovanna Gattuso

The series “Pediatric Thoracic Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Pediatric Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Paolo Scanagatta served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.