Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach

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Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach describes the recommended ideal approach, rather than customary care, in selected clinical situations. Brief chapters are devoted to a specific question or decision in general thoracic surgery that is difficult or controversial. Although some of the content may be available in major thoracic texts, rarely are such questions posed specifically and analyzed according to the level of supporting evidence available. The chapters contain both evidence-based recommendations and descriptions of surgeons’ personal practices based on their experience and the published literature.

Chapters are organized around clearly identified recommendations, making possible the identification of useful material at a glance. Over 50 different topics are presented, including a review of available evidence and a general discussion of recommended practice.

This book is a valuable reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators.

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Mark K. Ferguson, MD is Professor of Surgery at University of Chicago Medical Center. He specializes in the surgical management of diseases of the lungs and esophagus. He is experienced in all techniques of lung and esophageal resection and is skilled in surgical methods to relieve airway obstruction and malignant pleural effusions. He has served on the boards and committees of numerous national societies and institutions including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Ferguson is the author of more than 75 chapters in medical textbooks. He has edited or written books on esophageal reconstructive surgery, failed anti-reflux therapy, and decision-making in thoracic surgery. He recently authored an atlas of general thoracic surgery. Dr. Ferguson has also written more than 175 papers in medical journals, and serves as an editor or associate editor for three cardiothoracic surgery journals. His research interests include risk analysis and long-term outcomes after lung resection and esophageal resection.

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"This superb book offers what it says on the cover: an evidence base from which to approach difficult decisions ..." (The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2007)

"This is a critical review of the most recent literature on common problems in thoracic surgery. ... The book achieves its objective of providing the best evidence surrounding common problems in general thoracic surgery. ... aimed at practicing thoracic surgeons, the book is also highly recommended for residents in cardiothoracic surgery for daily reference and preparation for the board examination. ... In short, this is highly recommended to all with an interest in the field of thoracic surgery." (Varun Puri, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2008)

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