Vol 6, Supplement 2 (May 24, 2014): Journal of Thoracic Disease (European Perspectives in Thoracic Surgery)

Review Article

VATS anatomic lung resections—the European experience
Sofina Begum, Henrik Jessen Hansen, Kostas Papagiannopoulos
Robotic thoracic surgery: from the perspectives of European chest surgeons
Alper Toker
Surgical management of advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Gonzalo Varela, Pascal Alexandre Thomas
Adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy for NSCLC
Philip McElnay, Eric Lim
Management of thymic tumors: a European perspective
Enrico Ruffini, Federico Venuta
Management of malignant pleural mesothelioma—The European experience
Isabelle Opitz
Current management of esophageal cancer
Xavier Benoit D’Journo, Pascal Alexandre Thomas
The biomolecular era for thoracic surgeons: the example of the ESTS Biology Club
Isabelle Opitz, Thomas A. D’Amico, Gaetano Rocco
The European general thoracic surgery database project
Pierre Emmanuel Falcoz, Alessandro Brunelli
The European educational platform on thoracic surgery
Gilbert Massard, Gaetano Rocco, Federico Venuta
European institutional accreditation of general thoracic surgery
Alessandro Brunelli, Pierre Emmanuel Falcoz


The supplement “European Perspectives in Thoracic Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Federico Venuta served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the supplement.