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 …

Position on E-cigarettes

CATS Position on E-cigarettes Background The major reason people will use e-cigarettes, or vape as it is commonly known, is for nicotine intake. The e-cigarette devices and the available products …

Perioperative VTE Prophylaxis

Recommendation for Thoracic Surgery Perioperative VTE Prophylaxis. Background: It is now widely accepted that the true incidence of post-op VTE following lung and esophageal resection is largely under-reported. A large …