Traumatic Injuries of the Mediastinum (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-12-31 16:40:26



This series on “Traumatic Injuries of the Mediastinum” is edited by Dr. Simon R. Turner, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. This series is to cover a wide rang of traumatic injuries of the mediastinum in diverse sites.

Simon R. Turner, MD, MEd, FRCSC
Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Dr. Turner is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada. He is the Director of Research for the Division of Thoracic Surgery and is the Chair of Education and Continuing Professional Development for the Canadian Association of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Turner has a clinical interest in general thoracic oncology, including lung, esophageal and mediastinal malignancies. He has a particular interest in invasive staging of the mediastinum for operable non-small cell lung cancer and contributed to the Canadian Association of Thoracic Surgeons recommendations on pre-operative invasive mediastinal staging and on intraoperative mediastinal lymph node biopsy for subsolid lung lesions, for non-small cell lung cancer, and for pulmonary metastectomy. Dr. Turner is also interested in surgical education, in particular in competency assessment for thoracic surgical trainees, including competency in invasive mediastinal staging, thymectomy and mediastinal mass resection.

Series outline:

  1. Introduction to the series
  2. Traumatic Injuries of the Mediastinum
  3. Considerations in Transmediastinal Penetrating Trauma
  4. Emergency Department Thoracotomy and Clamshell for Mediastinal Trauma
  5. Traumatic Injury to the Great Vessels of the Chest
  6. Endovascular Management of Thoracic Trauma
  7. Traumatic Injury to the Esophagus
  8. Traumatic Injury to the Trachea and Bronchi
  9. Thermal Injury to the Airways
  10. Penetrating Cardiac Injury
  11. Blunt Cardiac Injury
  12. Traumatic Injury to the Sternum
  13. Mediastinal Trauma-The General Thoracic Surgeon’s Perspective

Disclosure:
The series “Traumatic Injuries of the Mediastinum” was commissioned by the editorial office, Mediastinum without any sponsorship or funding. Dr. Simon R. Turner is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.