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Case Report 
Iterative surgical demolition and reconstruction of the anterior chest wall and thoracic outlet for a recurrent chondrosarcoma: long term oncologic and functional results
Giulia De Iaco, Debora Brascia, Angela De Palma, Giuseppe Garofalo, Ondina Pizzuto, Valentina Simone, Angela Fiorella, Giulia Nex, Marcella Schiavone, Francesca Signore, Teodora Panza, Giuseppe Marulli
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
21  
Case Report 
Vaping associated lung illness: a case series
Joanna Sesti, Safiyya Quintiliani, Christine Minerowicz, Delyse Garg, Shabiah Martin, Karim Akl, Claudio Guerrieri, Sabiha Hussain, Christina Migliore, Pratik Patel, Marc Lindner, Thiruvengadam Anandarangam, Subroto Paul
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
20  
Case Report 
The efficacy of endobronchial blocker “EZ-blocker” for selective lobar ventilation: case report
Michela Galatà, Paraskevas Lyberis, Agnese Bisciaio, Edoardo Ceraolo, Giulio L. Rosboch, Enrico Ruffini, Francesco Guerrera
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
19  
Review Article 
Sleeve video-assisted thoracic surgery resections
Davide Tosi, Valeria Musso, Francesco Damarco, Shehab Mohamed, Alessandra Mazzucco, Margherita Cattaneo, Elisa Daffrè, Cristina Diotti, Sara Pieropan, Mario Nosotti
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
18  
Surgical Technique 
Video assisted laser resection of lung metastases: a new surgical technique
Andreas Kirschbaum, Christian Meyer, Detlef Bartsch, Nikolas Mirow
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
17  
Brief Report 
VATS lobectomy outcomes in octogenarian patients: a retrospective series
William Grossi, Alice Bellini, Francesco Londero, Gianluca Masullo, Angelo Morelli
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
16  
Original Article 
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy in lung cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: feasibility and security analysis through video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery national registry data evaluation
Gino Zaccagna, Carlo Zaraca, Gabriella Di Leonardo, Luca Bertolaccini, Francesco Zaraca, Andrea De Vico, Carlo Curcio, Roberto Crisci, Duilio Divisi, Italian VATS Group
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
15  
Original Article 
Tracheal surgery: still a challenge or a reality for thoracic surgeons?—A 30 months single-centre experience
Massimo Osvaldo Jaus, Maria Giovanna Mastromarino, Giuseppe Cardillo
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
14  
Original Article 
Titanium mesh in chest wall stabilization and reconstruction: a single center experience
Pio Maniscalco, Nicolò Fabbri, Francesco Quarantotto, Nicola Tamburini, Giorgio Cavallesco
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
13  
Editorial 
Brain metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer: we haven’t even scratched the surface
Raul Caso, Amber Himmler
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
12  
Case Report 
Multidisciplinary surgical intensive treatment of an extended thoracic wall infiltration by a giant breast sarcoma: a case report
Gian Maria Ferretti, Elisa Meacci, Dania Nachira, Maria Teresa Congedo, Elizabeth Katherine Anna Triumbari, Luca Pogliani, Edoardo Zanfrini, Amedeo Giuseppe Iaffaldano, Giuseppe Visconti, Alessandro Bianchi, Stefano Margaritora
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
11  
Case Report 
Exceptional third-time single-lung transplantation in a cystic fibrosis patient with previous pneumonectomy: a case report
Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Giuseppe Mangiameli, Ciprian Pricopi, Alex Arame, Anne Hernigou, Romain Guillemain, Véronique Boussaud
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
10  
Case Report 
Giant posterior mediastinal schwannoma with ancient features
Kayla A. Fay, David J. Finley, Joseph D. Phillips
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
9  
Case Report 
Challenging anatomic resection for intrathoracic gossypiboma—a case report
Philipp Schnorr, Joachim Schmidt, Benedetta Bedetti
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
8  
Review Article 
Tracheal surgery in Germany
Dominik Herrmann, Jan Volmerig, Melanie Oggiano, Santiago Ewig, Erich Hecker
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
7  
Review Article 
Prognostic factors of resected lung cancer with chest wall involvement
Antonio Mazzella, Mauro Loi, Marco Alifano
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
6  
Review Article 
Flap reconstruction of the chest wall after oncologic resection
Juho Salo, Erkki Tukiainen
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
5  
Original Article 
Surgery for Pancoast tumors—the role of combined approaches
Francesco Puma, Alessio Gili, Lucio Cagini, Damiano Vinci, Alberto Matricardi, Valeria Berti, Alberto Italiani, Rossella Potenza, Silvia Ceccarelli
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
4  
Original Article 
Complex pulmonary resections using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Aris Koryllos, Alberto Lopez-Pastorini, Erich Stoelben
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
3  
Editorial 
Metastatic only primitive neuroectodermal tumor: smoke without fire can be more dangerous
Jesse Rappaport, Usman Ahmad
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
2  
Editorial 
Primitive neuroectodermal tumor with lung metastases and an unknown primary: a unicorn?
Adam J. Bograd
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
2:
1  
Case Report 
Mediastinal lymph node metastases in thyroid cancer: surgery without limits
Elena Marrama, Vittorio Aprile, Agnese Nesti, Diana Bacchin, Gabriele Materazzi, Marco Lucchi
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2019;
1:
26  
Review Article 
Thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer in challenging cases: technical aspects
Carlo Curcio, Dario Amore, Dino Casazza, Alessandro Saglia, Pasquale Imitazione, Alessandro Izzo, Marco Rispoli, Moana Rossella Nespoli
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2019;
1:
25  
Case Report 
Synchronous multiple primary non-small cell lung cancer or intrapulmonary metastasis from an index lesion: a dilemma—case report
Soumya Guha, Roberto Cascone, Annalisa Carlucci, Panagiota Kitsanta, Laura Socci
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2019;
1:
24  
Review Article 
The future of surgical lung biopsy: moving from the operating room to the bronchoscopy suite
Anny Godin, Juan Carlos Molina, Julie Morisset, Moishe Liberman
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2019;
1:
23