James C. Harvey, MD | Authors

Atlas of Cancer Surgery

June 01, 2001

The field of surgical oncology isgrowing rapidly. As it assumes

Role of Thoracoscopic Lymph Node Staging for Lung and Esophageal Cancer

June 01, 1996

Dr. Krasna provides a well-illustrated review of the applications of thoracoscopy in lung and esophageal tumors. These include: staging of tumors; diagnosis of indeterminate pulmonary nodules; definitive resections of various tumors, especially in cases of poor reserve; and diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural disease [1]. However, there remains considerable disagreement among thoracic surgical oncologists over the proper applications of these techniques.