Tracheostomy in COVID Patients

Authors: Dr. Anne-Sophie Laliberté and Dr. Andrew Seely Collaborators: Dr. Michaeline Mcguinty and Dr. Bill Cameron, ID specialist, The Ottawa Hospital Revision: Dr. Sean McFadden Introduction COVID-19 pandemic has brought …

Management of Empyema

Management of Empyema Basil Nasir Najib Safieddine Background Empyema, or pus in the pleural space, in its various clinical manifestations and stages is a common occurrence that thoracic surgeons are …

Malignant Pleural Effusions

Recommendation for the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions  Daniel Jones, Laura Donahoe, Najib Safieddine Background Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) is a common diagnosis in patients with late stage cancer. The …

ERATS for Esophagectomy

Best Practice Recommendations on Enhanced Recovery after Thoracic Surgery (ERATS) for Esophagectomy N Seyednejad, B. Johnson, G. Darling, A. Seely Background Enhanced Recovery After Surgery aims to approach the care …