Vol 11, Supplement 2 (February 15, 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Clinical Management of Thoracic Traumas)

Original Article

Surgical stabilization for multiple rib fractures: whom the benefit? —a prospective observational study
Anne Olland, Marc Puyraveau, Sophie Guinard, Joseph Seitlinger, Déborah Kadoche, Stéphanie Perrier, Stéphane Renaud, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Gilbert Massard

Review Article

Pulmonary contusion
Szilárd Rendeki, Tamás F. Molnár
Diaphragm and transdiaphragmatic injuries
József Furák, Kalliopi Athanassiadi
Thoracic damage control surgery
Tamas F. Molnar
Blast injures to the thorax
Zsolt Sziklavari, Tamas F. Molnar
Management of traumatic esophageal injuries
Monisha Sudarshan, Stephen D. Cassivi
Surgical management of chronic diaphragmatic hernias
Pier Luigi Filosso, Francesco Guerrera, Alberto Sandri, Paolo Olivo Lausi, Paraskevas Lyberis, Giulia Bora, Matteo Roffinella, Enrico Ruffini
Chest drain and thoracotomy for chest trauma
Pietro Bertoglio, Francesco Guerrera, Andrea Viti, Alberto Claudio Terzi, Enrico Ruffini, Paraskevas Lyberis, Pier Luigi Filosso


Traumatic heart and great vessels injuries
Cristina Barbero, Davide Ricci, Massimo Boffini, Mauro Rinaldi


The supplement “Clinical Management of Thoracic Traumas” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Pier Luigi Filosso and Tamas F. Molnar served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.