Solitary Pulmonary Nodule (Ongoing)

Posted On 2021-01-28 16:37:50



This special series on Solitary Pulmonary Nodule are co-edited by Prof. Duilio Divisi and Prof. Roberto Crisci, from University of L'Aquila, Thoracic Surgery Unit, "Giuseppe Mazzini" Hospital, Teramo, Italy.

Duilio Divisi
Department of MeSVA, University of L'Aquila, Thoracic Surgery Unit, "Giuseppe Mazzini" Hospital, Teramo, Italy

Prof. Duilio Divisi earned his Italian Thoracic Surgery Degree magna cum laude from “La Sapienza” University in Rome. He is Professor of Thoracic Surgery at University of L’Aquila and Senior Thoracic Surgeon at Hospital of Teramo (Italy), upon return of a wide thoracic surgery and lung transplantation experience as “Assistant des Hôpitaux, Chef de Clinique des Universités” at Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of South Lyon, “Louis Pradel” Hospital of Lyon (France). During this time, He studied the lung preservation in various experimental autotransplant animal models and published of this topic.

Prof. Duilio Divisi is member of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, French Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery and the Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy.

The clinical and research area mainly focus on minimally invasive thoracic surgery in lung cancer and thymic tumors, chest wall resection and reconstruction (trauma, tumors, deformities), lung volume reduction surgery, sympathetic surgery, benign and malignant pleural disease. The new focus is the robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

Prof. Duilio Divisi has authored several original publications in scientific journals and textbook chapters within his field of interest. He carried out numerous presentations at several national and international conferences.

Roberto Crisci
Department of MeSVA, University of L'Aquila, Thoracic Surgery Unit, "Giuseppe Mazzini" Hospital, Teramo, Italy

Prof. Roberto Crisci earned his Italian Thoracic Surgery Degree magna cum laude from University in Rome. He is Director of Thoracic Surgery Unit of “G. Mazzini” Hospital of Teramo, Italy. Prof. Roberto Crisci is Full Professor of Thoracic Surgery and Respiratory Diseases into the “Faculty of Medicine” at the University of L’Aquila, Italy. He is Founder and Honorary President of Italian VATS Group and he was President of Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy. Prof Roberto Crisci is the next President of Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (2020-2022) and he is coordinator of national and international study groups.

The clinical and research area mailly focus on minimally invasive thoracic surgery in lung cancer and thymic tumors, chest wall resection and reconstruction (trauma, tumors, deformities), lung volume reduction surgery, sympathetic surgery, benign and malignat pleural disease. The new focus is the robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

Prof. Roberto Crisci has authored several original publications in scientific journals and textbook chapters within his field of interest. He carried out numerous presenations at several national and international conferences.

Series outline:

  1. Classification and management of solitary pulmonary nodule: the state of art 
  2. Role of computed tomography in the diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodule with solid component
  3. Role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodule with solid component
  4. Preoperative histological diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodule  
  5. Preoperative localization of solitary pulmonary nodule
  6. Surgical treatment of lung cancer as solitary pulmonary nodule with solid component
  7. Non-Invasive approach to treat primary solid solitary pulmonary nodule: a narrative review by the radiation oncologist perspective
  8. Pure Ground Glass Nodule: management and treatment

Disclosure:
The series “Solitary Pulmonary Nodule” was commissioned by the editorial office, AME Surgical Journal without any sponsorship or funding. Duilio Divisi and Roberto Crisci are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.