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Thoracic surgery 

Thoracic surgery

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

Nicki Ross and Bruce McCormick General principles  - Analgesia  - Isolation of the lungs  - Management of one lung ventilation  - Rigid bronchoscopy and stent insertion  - Superior/cervical mediastinoscopy  - Lung surgery: wedge resection, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy  - Thoracoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) procedures  - Lung volume reduction surgery and bullectomy  - Drainage of empyema and decortication  - Repair of bronchopleural fistula  - Pleurectomy/pleurodesis  - Oesophagectomy  - Chest injury  - See also:Thoracoscopic sympathectomy  - First rib resection  - Tracheo-oesophageal fistula  - Inhaled foreign body  - Chest injuries 

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