Article Abstract

To explore new horizons of thoracic surgery

Authors: Gening Jiang

Abstract

Thoracic Surgery is dedicated to the diagnosis and surgical treatment of the diseases of the chest, including diseases of chest wall, pleura, lungs, airway, mediastinum, diaphragm and esophagus (1). The past one hundred years have witnessed the explosive evolution of thoracic surgery due to the tremendous efforts of many surgeons and related medical professionals. Numerous innovations were made and many legendary thoracic surgical giants were born.