Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach

Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery

An Evidence-Based Approach

Editors: Ferguson, Mark K. (Ed.)

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  • Features new chapters on challenges faced operating on the lung and esophagus
  • Contains a practical focus detailing information in an easy-to-digest format
  • Provides recommendations of best practice for a range of scenarios 
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About this book

This updated volume provides a practical guide to decision making within thoracic surgery. Focussed chapters contain pithy analyses and recommendations that allow useful information to be identified at a glance. All new chapters bring insight into the challenges faced operating on the lung, esophagus, diaphragm, airway, pleaura, mediastinum, and chest wall.

Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery aims to help the reader navigate the complexities of thoracic surgery through clearly formatted and evidence-based chapters. The book is relevant to practicing and trainee surgeons, as well as medical professionals working within thoracic surgery.

About the authors

Mark K. Ferguson, MD, is Professor of Surgery at University of Chicago Medical Center. He specializes in the surgical management of malignant and benign  thoracic diseases. 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 has edited or authored books on esophageal reconstructive surgery, failed anti-reflux therapy, and decision-making in thoracic surgery, and two atlases of general thoracic surgery. Dr. Ferguson serves as an editor or associate editor for a number of cardiothoracic surgery journals. His research interests include risk analysis, long-term outcomes after cancer surgery, bias in medical care, and surgical education.

Buy this book

eBook 117,69 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-47404-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 155,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-47403-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery
Book Subtitle
An Evidence-Based Approach
Editors
  • Mark K. Ferguson
Series Title
Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-47404-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-47404-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-47403-4
Series ISSN
2198-7750
Edition Number
4
Number of Pages
XV, 705
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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