Focused Issue on How to Deal with Early Stage Lung Cancer: Sub Lobar Resections as A Possible Choice (Report of the 2019 Spring Meeting of Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery)

Posted On 2019-09-20 08:57:09

Focused Issue on how to deal with early stage lung cancer: sub lobar resections as a possible choice. Report of the 2019 spring meeting of Italian society of thoracic surgery

This focused issue on “how to deal with early stage lung cancer: sub lobar resections as a possible choice” is the report of the 2019 spring meeting of Italian society of thoracic surgery, edited by Dr. Mario Nosotti, Dr. Ilaria Righi and Dr. Lorenzo Rosso, from Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Dr. Mario Nosotti is Full Professor of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit. He currently works at the Department of Physiopathology and Transplantation, University of Milan. Mario does research in Pulmonology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Surgery. 

Dr. Ilaria Righi works at Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan. His skills and expertise include lung cancer, pulmonary medicine, bronchiectasis, airway obstruction, spirometry, cystic, fibrosis, respiratory mechanics, etc.

Dr. Lorenzo Rosso is Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery. He works at Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan. His skills and expertise include Lung Cancer, Perfusion, Lung Transplantation, etc.

Focused issue outline:

1. Introduction to this focused issue
    Mario Nosotti & Ilaria Righi & Lorenzo Rosso, Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

2. Introduction: The History of Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery and the VATS group
    Roberto Crisci, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy

3. The experience of screening program of National Cancer Institute of Milan
    Ugo Pastorino, Department of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy

4. Imaging patterns of early stage lung cancer
    Marcello Migliore, Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico University Hospital, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

5. Early stage lung cancer: pathologists perspective
    Stefano Ferreo, Pathology Unit, University of Milan, Italy
    Francesca Boggio, Pathology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

6. Sub-lobar resections: functional considerations
    Pierachille Santus, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (DIBIC), Section of Respiratory Diseases, L. Sacco Hospital, Italy 

7. Preoperative identifications of non-palpable pulmonary nodules
    Andrea Imperatori, Center for Thoracic Surgery, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Lorenzo Rosso, Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

8. How to identify intersegmental planes in performing sublobar anatomical resections
    Giuseppe Marulli, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Department of Cardiologic, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University Hospital, Padova, Italy

9. Indications of lymphadenectomy: how and when to do
    Alessandro Gonfiotti, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Largo Brambilla, Florence, Italy

10. Uniportal VATS approach to sub-lobar anatomical resections
      Stefano Margaritora & Elisa Meacci, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, IRCCS-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Roma, Roma, Italia

11. Early stage lung cancer: oncologists perspective
     Francesco Grossi, Oncology Department, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
     Luca Bertolaccini, Luca Bertolaccini: Department of Thoracic Surgery, Maggiore Teaching Hospital, Bologna, Italy

12. Synthesis of scientific evidences and results of Italian survey
      Ilaria Righi, Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

13. Robotic approach to sub-lobar resections
      Giulia Veronesi, Thoracic Surgery, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy

14. The European experience
      Davide Tosi, Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

15. Sub-lobar resections: original technique
      Qun Wang, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
      Yaxing Shen, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China