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Conference Paper: Application of a fast track surgery protocol for video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy in non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: a case-control study

TitleApplication of a fast track surgery protocol for video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy in non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: a case-control study
Authors
Issue Date2015
PublisherElsevier Science.
Citation
The 23rd European Congress on General Thoracic Surgery (ESTS 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 31 May-3 June 2015. In Interactive CardioVasc Thoracic Surgery, 2015, v. 21 suppl. 1, p. S40, abstract no. F-144 How to Cite?
AbstractOBJECTIVES: The use of fast-track surgery (FTS) management has rarely been assessed in the treatment of non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis (NTMG) using video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). METHODS: FTS management was applied in 68 consecutive patients receiving VATS thymectomy for NTMG. Our FTS protocol included: maintenance of each patient’s original anti-cholinesterase and steroid therapy perioperatively; no plasmapharesis or immunoglobulin therapy preoperatively; avoidance or minimization of central lines, chest tubes and ICU stays postoperatively; and specific management of postop respiratory difficulties without ‘knee-jerk’ assumption of myasthenic crisis. These patients were matched for multiple demographic and ...
DescriptionThis open access journal suppl. entitled: 23rd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery
Session 16 - MITIG VATS Session no. F-144
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/215344
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2015 Impact Factor: 1.329
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.743

 

DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorPang, DZ-
dc.contributor.authorLi, JL-
dc.contributor.authorLuo, QG-
dc.contributor.authorLi, Y-
dc.contributor.authorSihoe, A-
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-21T13:22:44Z-
dc.date.available2015-08-21T13:22:44Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 23rd European Congress on General Thoracic Surgery (ESTS 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 31 May-3 June 2015. In Interactive CardioVasc Thoracic Surgery, 2015, v. 21 suppl. 1, p. S40, abstract no. F-144-
dc.identifier.issn1569-9293-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/215344-
dc.descriptionThis open access journal suppl. entitled: 23rd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery-
dc.descriptionSession 16 - MITIG VATS Session no. F-144-
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: The use of fast-track surgery (FTS) management has rarely been assessed in the treatment of non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis (NTMG) using video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). METHODS: FTS management was applied in 68 consecutive patients receiving VATS thymectomy for NTMG. Our FTS protocol included: maintenance of each patient’s original anti-cholinesterase and steroid therapy perioperatively; no plasmapharesis or immunoglobulin therapy preoperatively; avoidance or minimization of central lines, chest tubes and ICU stays postoperatively; and specific management of postop respiratory difficulties without ‘knee-jerk’ assumption of myasthenic crisis. These patients were matched for multiple demographic and ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherElsevier Science.-
dc.relation.ispartofInteractive CardioVasc Thoracic Surgery-
dc.rightsInteractive CardioVasc Thoracic Surgery. Copyright © Elsevier Science.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleApplication of a fast track surgery protocol for video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy in non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: a case-control study-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailSihoe, A: adls1@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authoritySihoe, A=rp01889-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/icvts/ivv202-
dc.identifier.hkuros248841-
dc.identifier.volume21-
dc.identifier.issuesuppl. 1-
dc.identifier.spageS40, abstract no. F-144-
dc.identifier.epageS40, abstract no. F-144-
dc.publisher.placeAmsterdam, The Netherlands-

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