Vol 10, Supplement 32 (November 20, 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Enhanced Recovery: The Evidence Supporting Best Perioperative Care in Thoracic Surgery)

Original Article

Clinical outcomes of polymeric sealant use in pulmonary resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Anna L. McGuire, John Yee
Non-intercostal access for video-assisted thoracic surgery— analysis of technical advantages and disadvantages
Marcin Zieliński, Pawel Gwozdz, Michal Wilkojc, Sylweriusz Kosinski, Edward Fryzlewicz, Tomasz Nabialek, Juliusz Pankowski, Robert Kwiatkowski
Forecasting pulmonary air leak duration following lung surgery using transpleural airflow data from a digital pleural drainage device
Ching Yeung, Mohsen Ghazel, Daniel French, Nathalie Japkowicz, Bram Gottlieb, Donna Maziak, Andrew J. E. Seely, Farid Shamji, Sudhir Sundaresan, Patrick James Villeneuve, Sebastien Gilbert

Review Article

Enhanced recovery after pulmonary surgery
Jules Eustache, Lorenzo E. Ferri, Liane S. Feldman, Lawrence Lee, Jonathan D. Spicer
Modifiable risk factors for patients undergoing lung cancer surgery and their optimization: a review
Sylvain Gagné, Daniel I. McIsaac
Pain management within an enhanced recovery program after thoracic surgery
Calvin Thompson, Daniel G. French, Ioana Costache
Interventions to avoid pulmonary complications after lung cancer resection
Patrick James Villeneuve
Optimal management of postoperative parenchymal air leaks
Daniel G. French, Madelaine Plourde, Harry Henteleff, Aneil Mujoomdar, Drew Bethune
A review and analysis of strategies for prediction, prevention and management of post-operative atrial fibrillation after non-cardiac thoracic surgery
Heather Smith, Ching Yeung, Stephen Gowing, Mouhannad Sadek, Donna Maziak, Sebastien Gilbert, Farid Shamji, Patrick Villeneuve, Sudhir Sundaresan, Andrew Seely
Implementing a thoracic enhanced recovery with ambulation after surgery program: key aspects and challenges
Marissa A. Mayor, Sandeep J. Khandhar, Joby Chandy, Hiran C. Fernando


The supplement “Enhanced Recovery: The Evidence Supporting Best Perioperative Care in Thoracic Surgery” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Patrick James Villeneuve and Sebastien Gilbert served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.