Vol 6, No 1 (January 2014): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Minimal invasive thoracic surgery)

Original Article

Nonintubated thoracoscopic surgery using regional anesthesia and vagal block and targeted sedation
Ke-Cheng Chen, Ya-Jung Cheng, Ming-Hui Hung, Yu-Ding Tseng, Jin-Shing Chen
Analysis of feasibility and safety of complete video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of anatomic pulmonary segments under non-intubated anesthesia
Zhihua Guo, Wenlong Shao, Weiqiang Yin, Hanzhang Chen, Xin Zhang, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Wei Wang, Guilin Peng, Jianxing He
Comparative study of systematic thoracoscopic lymphadenectomy and conventional thoracotomy in resectable non-small cell lung cancer
Wei Wang, Weiqiang Yin, Wenlong Shao, Gening Jiang, Qun Wang, Lunxu Liu, Deruo Liu, Zheng Wang, Zhihua Zhu, Hanzhang Chen, Jianxing He
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for postoperative recurrent primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Shah-Hwa Chou, Hsien-Pin Li, Yen-Lung Lee, Jui-Ying Lee, Hung-Hsing Chiang, Dong-Lin Tsai, Meei-Feng Huang, Tsun-En Lin
Robotic mitral valve repair in infective endocarditis
Nai-Hsin Chi, Chi-Hsiang Huang, Shu-Chien Huang, Hsi-Yu Yu, Yih-Sharng Chen, Shoei-Shen Wang, I-Hui Wu

Visualized Surgery

Natural orifice surgery in thoracic surgery
Yun-Hen Liu, Yen Chu, Yi-Cheng Wu, Chi-Ju Yeh, Chien-Ying Liu, Ming-Ju Hsieh, Hsu-Chia Yuan, Po-Jen Ko, Hui-Ping Liu


The focused issue “Minimal invasive thoracic surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Jin-Shing Chen served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.