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Published Surveys

  1. Depypere L, Daddi N, Gooseman MR, Batirel HF, Brunelli A; ESTS Learning Affairs Committee. The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on the practice of thoracic oncology surgery: a survey of members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 IN PRESS
     
  2. Agzarian J, Litle V, Linkins LA, Brunelli A, Schneider L, Kestenholz P, Li H, Rocco G, Girard P, Nakajima J, Samama CM, Scarci M, Anraku M, Falcoz PE, Bertolaccini L, Lin J, Murthy S, Hofstetter W, Okumura M, Solli P, Minervini F, Kirk A, Douketis J, Shargall Y. International Delphi survey of the ESTS/AATS/ISTH task force on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in thoracic surgery: the role of extended post-discharge prophylaxis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 May 1;57(5):854-859. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz319. PMID: 31769796.
     
  3. Pompili C, Edwards M, Bhandari P, Novoa N, Hasegawa S, Yoshino I, Chida M, Brunelli A, Naunheim K, Backhus L. STS, ESTS and JACS survey on surveillance practices after surgical resection of lung cancer. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 1;29(4):532-538. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivz149. PMID: 31289810.
     
  4. Pompeo E, Sorge R, Akopov A, Congregado M, Grodzki T; ESTS Non-intubated Thoracic Surgery Working Group. Non-intubated thoracic surgery-A survey from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Ann Transl Med. 2015 Mar;3(3):37. doi:10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2015.01.34. PMID: 25815298; PMCID: PMC4356863.
     
  5. Shargall Y, Litle VR. European perspectives in Thoracic Surgery, the ESTS venous thromboembolism (VTE) working group. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Apr;10(Suppl 8):S963-S968. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.04.70. PMID: 29744223; PMCID: PMC5934119.
     
  6. Shargall Y, Brunelli A, Murthy S, Schneider L, Minervini F, Bertolaccini L, Agzarian J, Linkins LA, Kestenholz P, Li H, Rocco G, Girard P, Venuta F, Samama M, Scarci M, Anraku M, Falcoz PE, Kirk A, Solli P, Hofstetter W, Okumura M, Douketis J, Litle V. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in thoracic surgery patients: an international survey. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Feb 1;57(2):331-337. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz191. PMID: 31363740.
     
  7. Massard G, Tabin N, Mitchell S, Batirel H, Brunelli A, Elia S, Frick A, Huertgen M, Lerut A, Molins L, Papagiannopoulos K, Subotic D, van Schil P, Varela G, van Raemdonck D. A harmonized European training syllabus for thoracic surgery: report from the ESTS-ERS task force. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 1;54(2):214-220. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy206. PMID: 29800238.
     
  8. Pompili C, Novoa N, Balduyck B; ESTS Quality of life and Patient Safety Working Group. Clinical evaluation of quality of life: a survey among members of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS). Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct;21(4):415-9. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivv171. Epub 2015 Jun 23. PMID: 26105771.
     
  9. Welcker K, Kesieme EB, Internullo E, Kranenburg van Koppen LJ. Ergonomics in thoracoscopic surgery: results of a survey among thoracic surgeons. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;15(2):197-200. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivs173. Epub 2012 May 14. PMID: 22586071; PMCID: PMC3397748.
     
  10. Bedetti B, Patrini D, Bertolaccini L, Crisci R, Solli P, Schmidt J, Scarci M. Uniportal non-intubated thoracic surgery. J Vis Surg. 2018 Jan 18;4:18. doi:10.21037/jovs.2017.12.09. PMID: 29445604; PMCID: PMC5803123.
     
  11. Pedersen JH, Rzyman W, Veronesi G, D'Amico TA, Van Schil P, Molins L, Massard G, Rocco G. Recommendations from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) regarding computed tomography screening for lung cancer in Europe. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 1;51(3):411-420. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezw418. PMID: 28137752; PMCID: PMC6279064.
     
  12. Charloux A, Brunelli A, Bolliger CT, Rocco G, Sculier JP, Varela G, Licker M, Ferguson MK, Faivre-Finn C, Huber RM, Clini EM, Win T, De Ruysscher D, Goldman L; European Respiratory Society and European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Joint Task Force on Fitness for Radical Therapy. Lung function evaluation before surgery in lung cancer patients: how are recent advances put into practice? A survey among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and of the Thoracic Oncology Section of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Dec;9(6):925-31. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2009.211219. Epub 2009 Sep 14. PMID: 19752152.
     
  13. Brunelli A, Charloux A, Bolliger CT, Rocco G, Sculier JP, Varela G, Licker M, Ferguson MK, Faivre-Finn C, Huber RM, Clini EM, Win T, De Ruysscher D, Goldman L; European Respiratory Society; European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Joint Task Force on Fitness For Radical Therapy. The European Respiratory Society and European Society of Thoracic Surgeons clinical guidelines for evaluating fitness for radical treatment (surgery and chemoradiotherapy) in patients with lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009 Jul;36(1):181-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.04.022. Epub 2009 May 27. PMID: 19477657.
     
  14. Scarci M, Caruana E, Bertolaccini L, Bedetti B, Brunelli A, Varela G, Papagiannopoulos K, Kuzdzal J, Massard G, Ruffini E, Falcoz PE, Opitz I, Batirel H, Toker A, Rocco G; ESTS Malignant Pleural Effusion Working Group. Current practices in the management of malignant pleural effusions: a survey among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 1;24(3):414-417. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivw373. PMID: 28040756.
     
  15. Cao C, Frick AE, Ilonen I, McElnay P, Guerrera F, Tian DH, Lim E, Rocco G. European questionnaire on the clinical use of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1;27(3):379-383. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy062. PMID: 30165553.
     
  16. Pompili C. Quality of life after lung resection for lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Apr;7(Suppl 2):S138-44. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.04.40. PMID: 25984359; PMCID: PMC4419027.
     
  17. Ruffini E, Van Raemdonck D, Detterbeck F, Rocco G, Thomas P, Venuta F; European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Thymic Questionnaire Working Group. Management of thymic tumors: a survey of current practice among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Mar;6(3):614-23. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e318207cd74. PMID: 21266921.
     
  18. Rocco G, Internullo E, Cassivi SD, Van Raemdonck D, Ferguson MK. The variability of practice in minimally invasive thoracic surgery for pulmonary resections. Thorac Surg Clin. 2008 Aug;18(3):235-47. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2008.06.002. PMID: 18831498.
     
  19. Internullo E, Cassivi SD, Van Raemdonck D, Friedel G, Treasure T; ESTS Pulmonary Metastasectomy Working Group. Pulmonary metastasectomy: a survey of current practice amongst members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons. J Thorac Oncol. 2008 Nov;3(11):1257-66. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e31818bd9da. PMID: 18978560.
     
  20. Bertolaccini L, Bedetti B, Brunelli A, Marinova K, Raveglia F, Rocco G, Shargall Y, Solli P, Varela G, Papagiannopoulos K, Kuzdzal J, Massard G, Ruffini E, Falcoz PE, Martinez-Barenys C, Opitz I, Batirel HF, Toker A, Scarci M; Members of the ESTS Pleural Disease Working Group. A benchmarking project on the quality of previous guidelines about the management of malignant pleural effusion from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) Pleural Diseases Working Group. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 1;52(2):356-362. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx089. PMID: 28402401.
     
  21. Decaluwe H, Petersen RH, Hansen H, Piwkowski C, Augustin F, Brunelli A, Schmid T, Papagiannopoulos K, Moons J, Gossot D; ESTS Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Interest Group (MITIG). Major intraoperative complications during video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical lung resections: an intention-to-treat analysis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Oct;48(4):588-98; discussion 599. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv287. PMID: 26385060.
     
  22. Pompili C, Tiberi M, Salati M, Refai M, Xiumé F, Brunelli A. Patient satisfaction with health-care professionals and structure is not affected by longer hospital stay and complications after lung resection: a case-matched analysis. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;20(2):236-41. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu371. Epub 2014 Nov 5. PMID: 25376724.
     
  23. Treasure T, Internullo E, Fiorentino F, Van Raemdonck D, Van Schil P, Decamp M, Wood D, Utley M. A survey of opinions and beliefs concerning surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma amongst 802 members of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;12(3):341-6. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2010.251488. PMID: 21345820.
     
  24. Wood DE, Farjah F. Training, certification and practice of cardiac and thoracic surgeons in Europe: a comparison of the members of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Mar;37(3):511-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.09.004. Epub 2009 Oct 2. PMID: 19800249.
     
  25. Charloux A, Brunelli A, Bolliger CT, Rocco G, Sculier JP, Varela G, Licker M, Ferguson MK, Faivre-Finn C, Huber RM, Clini EM, Win T, De Ruysscher D, Goldman L; European Respiratory Society and European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Joint Task Force on Fitness for Radical Therapy. Lung function evaluation before surgery in lung cancer patients: how are recent advances put into practice? A survey among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and of the Thoracic Oncology Section of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Dec;9(6):925-31. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2009.211219. Epub 2009 Sep 14. PMID: 19752152.
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