Management and Treatment of Lung Metastases (Ongoing)

Posted On 2021-03-04 11:34:36



This special series on Management and Treatment of Lung Metastases is co-edited by Dr. Davide Tosi, from Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; Dr. Alessandro Palleschi, from Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; and Dr. Paolo Mendogni, from Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy.

Davide Tosi, MD
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Unit, Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Doctor Davide Tosi, MD, is currently a Professor and Tutor at the School for Specialization in Thoracic Surgery at the University of Milan. He is a member of the Thoracic Surgery staff at Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico in Milan. He is particularly interested in uniportal VATS technique, which he adopts in high technical complex cases, too. He is actively involved in the program of lung transplantation, with high expertise in extracorporeal circulation methods and devices.

He is principal investigator or sub investigator of several clinical trials in the thoracic oncology and lung transplantation fields. He is an Active Member of several scientific societies: IASLC, EACTS and ESTS, besides national societies of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Endoscopy.

Alessandro Palleschi, MD
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Dr. Palleschi graduated from Milan University School of Medicine in 2003. He is a researcher at University of Milan and staff surgeon of the Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Unit at Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan (Italy). His clinical activity and research interests focus on Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for lung cancer, and lung transplantation, particularly donation after circulatory death (DCD) donor program. He is an active member of several international scientific societies (ISHLT, ESTS, EACTS, ERS).

Paolo Mendogni, MD, PhD
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Dr. Paolo Mendogni covers a role of staff surgeon of the Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit at University Hospital “Foundation IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale maggiore Policlinico” of Milan, Italy. His clinical interests are Thymic diseases, minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung transplantation.

Dr. Mendogni holds the membership of several scientific societies, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS), Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT), Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy (SIET), Italian Society of Organ Transplantation (SITO), Italian Society of Young Surgeons (SPIGC). He is chief of the Thoracic Section (comprehending Thoracic Surgery, Esophageal Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery) of the Italian Society of Young Surgeons (SPIGC), and is the coordinator of the Pneumothorax Working Group of the Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT). Dr. Mendogni is author and co-author of more than 60 scientific papers on Indexed Journals.

Series outline:

  1. Biology of pulmonary metastases: the pathologist’s perspective
  2. Management of pulmonary metastases: the surgeon’s perspective
  3. Management of pulmonary metastases: the oncologist’s perspective
  4. Preoperative techniques of localization of pulmonary metastases
  5. Excision techniques and role of lymphadenectomy in pulmonary metastasectomy
  6. Pulmonary metastases management by non-surgical local techniques
  7. Stereotactic radiotherapy for the treatment of pulmonary metastases: a narrative review
  8. Lung metastases from gastro-intestinal tract: multidisciplinary approach
  9. Lung metastases from urothelial tract: multidisciplinary approach
  10. Lung metastases from sarcoma: multidisciplinary approach
  11. Lung metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma: multidisciplinary approach

Disclosure:
The series “Management and Treatment of Lung Metastases” was commissioned by the editorial office, AME Surgical Journal without any sponsorship or funding. Davide Tosi, Alessandro Palleschi and Paolo Mendogni are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.