Focused Issue on Pulmonary Metastases

Posted On 2019-07-31 06:44:01


This focused issue on “Pulmonary Metastases” is edited by Dr. Khosro Hekmat, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Director of Thoracic Surgery Program, University of Cologne, Germany

Professor Khosro Hekmat is a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Head of the Thoracic Surgery Program, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center Cologne, Germany. He is the Director of the certified Lung Cancer Center Program (OnkoZert) in Cologne. He has authored more than 100 articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals in the field of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Preface: Modern Management of Pulmonary Metastases
  2. The Epidemiology and Biology of Pulmonary Metastases
  3. Preoperative Evaluation and Indications for Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  4. Limitations of Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  5. Open Surgical vs Thoracoscopic Approaches for Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  6. Lymphadenectomy During Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  7. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Colorectal Carcinoma
  8. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Breast Carcinoma
  9. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Renal Cell Carcinoma
  10. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Malignant Melanoma
  11. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Head and Neck Cancer
  12. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Advanced Soft Tissue and Osteosarcomas
  13. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Germ Cell Tumors and Prostate Cancer
  14. Results of Redo Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  15. Multimodal and palliative Treatment of Patients with Pulmonary Metastases