Vol 8, Supplement 1 (February 02, 2016): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Post-operative Care in Thoracic Surgery)

Review Article

Optimizing postoperative care protocols in thoracic surgery: best evidence and new technology
Daniel G. French, Michael Dilena, Simon LaPlante, Farid Shamji, Sudhir Sundaresan, James Villeneuve, Andrew Seely, Donna Maziak, Sebastien Gilbert
Clinical pathway for video-assisted thoracic surgery: the Hong Kong story
Alan D. L. Sihoe
Clinical pathway for thoracic surgery in an Italian centre
Majed Refai, Michele Salati, Michela Tiberi, Armando Sabbatini, Paolo Gentili
Clinical pathway for thoracic surgery in the United States
Benjamin Wei, Robert J. Cerfolio
Design and implementation of an enhanced recovery program in thoracic surgery
Marc Giménez-Milà, Andrew A. Klein, Guillermo Martinez
Air leak after lung resection: pathophysiology and patients’ implications
Cecilia Pompili, Giuseppe Miserocchi
Advances in chest drain management in thoracic disease
Robert S. George, Kostas Papagiannopoulos
Clinical management IT system for enhanced recovery
Eunjue Yi, Sanghoon Jheon
Post-operative care to promote recovery for thoracic surgical patients: a nursing perspective
Wilfred Wai Kit Yeung


The supplement “Post-operative Care in Thoracic Surgery” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Alan D. L. Sihoe served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the supplement.