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Editorial Commentary 
From tumor regression to molecular diagnostics—modern lung pathology
Klaus Junker
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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Case Report 
Surgical reconstruction of the sternum following cardiac surgery complicated by mediastinitis—implantation of a custom-made sternal implant: a case report
Jason Trevis, Joel Dunning, James McVie
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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31  
Case Report 
A rare case of hepatoid adenocarcinoma in the lung and literature review: case report
Fudong Wang, Yuan Weng, Jiqun Geng, Jun Zhu, Baoming Mi, Xinyi Zhou, Jing Qian, Qingjun You
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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Review Article 
Surgical treatment for locally advanced lung cancer involving the heart and great vessels: a mini-review
Giacomo Argento, Erino Angelo Rendina, Giulio Maurizi
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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29  
Review Article 
Surgical stabilization of flail chest after trauma: when, why and how to do it?
Debora Brascia, Giulia De Iaco, Angela De Palma, Michele Costantino, Marcella Genualdo, Rosatea Quercia, Angela Fiorella, Giulia Nex, Marcella Schiavone, Francesca Signore, Teodora Panza, Federico Rea, Giuseppe Marulli
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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Original Article 
T4 non-small cell lung cancer invading the heart or the major thoracic vessels
Elisa De Franceschi, Andrea Dell’Amore, Alice Bellini, Alessandro Pangoni, Michele Dario Russo, Matilde Rocchi, Giovanni Maria Comacchio, Giorgio Cannone, Marco Mammana, Marco Schiavon, Andrea Zuin, Federico Rea
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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Original Article 
Uniportal thoracoscopic surgery for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations—report of technique and case series
Dominik V. Flury, Gregor J. Kocher, Jon A. Lutz, Ralph A. Schmid, Patrick Dorn
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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Original Article 
New frontiers in VATS lobectomy learning: the experience of the thoracic surgery residency program in Milan
Alessandra Mazzucco, Alessandro Palleschi, Valeria Musso, Gianluca Bonitta, Mario Nosotti
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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25  
Original Article 
Anterior chest wall reconstruction for oncologic and non-oncologic pathology: a case series
Domenica Giunta, Niccolò Daddi, Filippo Antonacci, Valentina Pinto, Piergiorgio Solli, Giampiero Dolci
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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Editorial 
Sternal reconstruction—a rare but challenging issue for thoracic surgeons
Hiran C. Fernando
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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23  
Editorial 
Thoracic surgery without borders: an Italian-German meeting
Francesco Zaraca, Luca Bertolaccini, Reinhold Perkmann, Roberto Crisci
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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22  
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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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;
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Case Report 
Giant posterior mediastinal schwannoma with ancient features
Kayla A. Fay, David J. Finley, Joseph D. Phillips
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
2020;
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9  
Case Report 
Challenging anatomic resection for intrathoracic gossypiboma—a case report
Philipp Schnorr, Joachim Schmidt, Benedetta Bedetti
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery  
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