Focused Issue on The Second Roman Tips and Tricks in Thoracic Surgery - the Great Potential of Uniportal VATS

Posted On 2019-02-13 11:35:58


This focused issue on “The Second Roman Tips and Tricks in Thoracic Surgery - the Great Potential of Uniportal VATS” is edited by Dr. Stefano Margaritora, Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Policlinico Gemelli Foundation, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome Italy; Dr. Roberto Crisci, MDDepartment of Thoracic Surgery, University of L'Aquila, "G. Mazzini" Hospital, Piazza Italia 1, Teramo, Italy; and Dr. Elisa Meacci, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Fondazione Policlinico “A. Gemelli” - University Hospital, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy .

This focused issue aims to provide comprehensive perspectives and surgical techniques in the field of uniportal VATS to all surgeons around the world, which we hope will also be beneficial to the growth of young surgeons.

Original Article
Preliminary experience in uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Andrea Viti, Pietro Bertoglio, Alberto Terzi
Endoscopic one-way endobronchial valves in the treatment of persistent air leak with empyema
Giacomo Cusumano, Alfonso Fiorelli, Salvatore Bellofiore, Carmelo Riscica Lizzio, Rosalia Giarlotta, Mario Santini, Alberto Terminella
“Continuous” and “one-shot” serratus plane block in uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery: preliminary results
Gian Maria Ferretti, Edoardo Zanfrini, Luca Pogliani, Dania Nachira, Elizabeth Katherine Anna Triumbari, Amedeo Giuseppe Iaffaldano, Elisabetta Gualtieri, Maria Teresa Congedo, Elisa Meacci, Stefano Margaritora

Single centre experience in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery resection of pleural schwannoma
Marco Chiappetta, Luca Pogliani, Dania Nachira, Maria Teresa Congedo, Leonardo Petracca Ciavarella, Edoardo Zanfrini, Elisa Meacci, Stefano Margaritora



Review Article
Thoracoscopic versus open lobectomy: short-term outcomes
Maria Giovanna Mastromarino, Marco Di Martino, Francesco Carleo, Massimo Osvaldo Jaus, Luigi Carbone, Alessia De Massimi, Lorenzo Salvadori, Stefano Treggiari, Giuseppe Cardillo
Video-assisted thoracoscopic treatment of pneumothorax
Carolina Carillo, Camilla Poggi, Ylenia Pecoraro, Sara Mantovani, Daniele Diso, Massimiliano Bassi, Davide Amore, Andreina Pagini, Tiziano De Giacomo, Antonio D’Andrilli, Erino A. Rendina, Federico Venuta, Marco Anile

Case report
Treatment of esophageal diverticula in uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Edoardo Zanfrini, Dania Nachira, Marco Chiappetta, Elisa Meacci, Maria Teresa Congedo, Gian Maria Ferretti, Luca Pogliani, Amedeo Iaffaldano, Maria Letizia Vita, Venanzio Porziella, Stefano Margaritora

Uniportal-video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery resection of a bronchogenic cyst: a case report
Gian Maria Ferretti, Maria Teresa Congedo, Luca Pogliani, Edoardo Zanfrini, Amedeo Giuseppe Iaffalfano, Elizabeth Katherine Anna Triumbari, Andrea Smargiassi, Dania Nachira, Marco Chiappetta, Leonardo Petracca Ciavarella, Elisa Meacci, Maria Letizia Vita, Venanzio Porziella, Stefano Margaritora

Uniportal-VATS approach to thoracic endometriosis syndrome: a case report
Gian Maria Ferretti, Elisa Meacci, Dania Nachira, Maria Teresa Congedo, Luca Pogliani, Edoardo Zanfrini, Amedeo Giuseppe Iaffalfano, Leonardo Petracca Ciavarella, Maria Letizia Vita, Marco Chiappetta, Venanzio Porziella, Stefano Margaritora

An uncommon presentation of cystic pachypleuritis successfully treated by uniportal VATS—case report
Marco Chiappetta, Dania Nachira, Maria Teresa Congedo, Gian Maria Ferretti, Amedeo Iaffaldano, Leonardo Petracca Ciavarella, Elisa Meacci, Stefano Margaritora


Editorial
How to teach uniportal VATS to younger and elder generations: two different methods or any common overlapping points?
Luca Bertolaccini