This issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Virginia R. Litle and Robert J. Canelli, is devoted to Peri-operative Management of the Thoracic Patient. Drs. Litle and Canelli have assembled expert authors to review the following topics: Preoperative Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgery; Prehab of the Thoracic Patient; Enhanced Recovery after Thoracic Surgery; Surgical Approaches for Esophagectomy: Open, Minimally Invasive, Robotic. What is the Approach Algorithm?; Intraoperative Anesthetic Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient; Intraoperative Surgical and Anesthetic Concerns for Robotic Approach to the Thoracic Surgery Patient; Prevention of Postoperative Prolonged Air-leak after Pulmonary Resection; Intraoperative Pre-emptive Prevention of Esophagectomy Complications: Role of Feeding Tubes, Pyloric Drainage Procedures, Anastomotic Buttressing; Interventional Pulmonology: A Brave New World; Pain Management in Thoracic Surgery; Management of Complications after Lung Resections; Management of complications after esophagectomy; and more!
Edited by Virginia R Litle and Robert J Canelli