This special series on New Technologies in Esophageal Surgery and Endoscopy is co-edited by Dr. Abbas E. Abbas and Dr. Roman V. Petrov, from Temple University and Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Abbas E. Abbas, MD, MS, FACS
Department of Thoracic Surgery and Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Dr. Abbas E. Abbas is Surgeon in Chief and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the Surgical Director of the Lung Cancer, Thoracic Malignancy and Foregut Disease Programs. He is a previous president of the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society. Dr. Abbas is one of the earliest adopters of robotic thoracic surgery and has extensive expertise in robotic surgery for mediastinal, esophageal and lung disease. He has authored and edited numerous publications in the fields of thoracic surgery and minimally invasive surgery and is frequently invited to speak at National and International meetings.
Roman V. Petrov, MD, PhD, FACS
Thoracic Surgery and Medicine, Temple University and Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Dr. Roman V. Petrov, MD, PhD, FACS is an associate professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at Lewis Katz School at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry in Russia. After training and practice in Russia, Dr. Petrov has relocated to US, receiving additional training at the University of Washington, Albany Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh. After a community practice for several years, he joined Temple faculty in 2017. His practice is focused on thoracic oncology and foregut diseases.
- Modern Functional Evaluation of the Esophagus
- Endoscopic Ultrasound
- Basic Endoscopy and New Endoscopic modalities, Including VLE, WATS Biopsies
- Endoscopic Management of GERD
- POEM Procedures
- Endoscopic Resection of Benign Esophageal Tumors
- EndoFLIP and Its Clinical Applications
- Endoscopic Management of Early Esophageal Cancer
- Management of Barrett's Esophagus
- Clinical Application of Esophageal Stents
- Endoscopic Palliation of Esophageal Cancer
- Endoscopic tissue approximation in clinical practice and Overstitch device
- Advances in Surgical Management of the Paraesophageal Hernias
- Current Techniques of Anastomosis in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Esophagectomy
The series “New Technologies in Esophageal Surgery and Endoscopy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Esophagus without any sponsorship or funding. Abbas E. Abbas and Roman V. Petrov are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.