The leading comprehensive reference on thoracic surgery is now in its Sixth Edition. Coverage of surgical oncology has been expanded. This edition also features state-of-the-art video-assisted procedures, new chapters on tracheostomy, and new techniques for lung cancer and paraesophageal hernia. Organized by anatomic region, this two-volume work offers comprehensive guidelines on surgical management of all adult and pediatric conditions. Coverage includes detailed information on diagnostic procedures, preoperative assessment, postoperative care, and relevant basic science and physiology. More than 2,000 images, drawings, and photographs complement the text.