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Surgery quality initiatives improve clinical outcomes in cardiac and general surgery. No mature thoracic surgery (TS) regional effort has been described.
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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
Prolonged ventilation and acute renal failure were identified as the biggest cost drivers following isolated CABG in a statewide database. Reducing these complications through regional collaboration s...
For nearly 15 years the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database (STS GTSD) has provided participating institutions with risk-adjusted feedback reports that allow outcome compari...
To assess our practice according to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (STS-EACTS) Mortality Score and to the new concept of unit performance.
Our institution implemented a protocol known as thoracic enhanced recovery with ambulation after surgery (T-ERAS) in thoracic operations. The objective was early ambulation starting in the postoperati...
Dr. Gordon F. Murray was the 44 president of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a distinguished member of this profession. He had a major influence on surgery as both Chief of the Division of Cardio...
The overall project aim is to study risk and outcomes following thoracic surgery by cross-linking high-quality national Swedish health-data registers for population-based investigations of...
Postoperative analgesia in breast surgery is a difficult and overworked issue due to etensive surgery and complex innervation of the breast. Erector spinae plane block (ESB) is a new defin...
Postoperative pain after thoracic surgery is associated with adverse outcomes. The current strategy to prevent postoperative pain is the use of regional anesthesia and analgesic agents. In...
In this study we are going to compare the effectiveness of robot assisted thoracic surgery (RATS) with video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in case of lung cancer. The perioperative cir...
This study aims to first apply near-infrared fluorescence imaging technology in thoracic surgery with indocyanine green in China. To evaluate the feasibility usage of the investigators' fl...
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Surgery performed on the thoracic organs, most commonly the lungs and the heart.
A complication of multiple rib fractures, rib and sternum fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the chest wall becomes isolated from the thoracic cage and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
Diseases of the cervical (and first thoracic) roots, nerve trunks, cords, and peripheral nerve components of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Clinical manifestations include regional pain, PARESTHESIA; MUSCLE WEAKNESS, and decreased sensation (HYPESTHESIA) in the upper extremity. These disorders may be associated with trauma (including BIRTH INJURIES); THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME; NEOPLASMS; NEURITIS; RADIOTHERAPY; and other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1351-2)
The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.
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