With increased imaging of the chest being done for a variety of non-lung cancer reasons and possible changes in epidemiology, there are an increasing number of solitary pulmonary nodules identified. These can cause consternation to the individual and their families. It is necessary for clinicians to understand the current workup and treatment of these lesions.
Introduction to current challenges in thoracic surgery special series: how to evaluate, diagnose and treat small lung nodules
The radiologist’s role in pathologic diagnosis of small lung nodules: radiographic methods of tissue acquisition
Narrative review—how to access nodules: role of new technology including navi- and robo-bronchoscopy
The series “How to Evaluate, Diagnose and Treat Small Lung Nodules” was commissioned by the editorial office, Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Scott Swanson and Daniel Dolan served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.