TY - CHAP A1 - Jelena Ivanovic A2 - Tim Ramsay A3 - Andrew J. E. Seely ED1 - Paulo F. Guerreiro Cardoso Y1 - 2012-02-15 PY - 2012 T1 - Standardized Monitoring of Post-Operative Morbidity and Mortality for the Evaluation of Thoracic Surgical Quality N2 - Thoracic Surgery congregates topics and articles from many renowned authors around the world covering several different topics. Unlike the usual textbooks, Thoracic Surgery is a conglomerate of different topics from Pre-operative Assessment, to Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer, chest wall procedures, lung cancer topics featuring aspects of VATS major pulmonary resections along with traditional topics such as Pancoast tumors and recurrence patterns of stage I lung disease, hyperhidrosis, bronchiectasis, lung transplantation and much more. This Open Access format is a novel method of sharing thoracic surgical information provided by authors worldwide and it is made accessible to everyone in an expedite way and with an excellent publishing quality. BT - Topics in Thoracic Surgery SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/25468 DO - 10.5772/25468 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-11 ER -