Areas of expertise and scientific interests
Mr Anikin has wide experience in all areas of thoracic and oesophageal surgery, including general thoracic surgical procedures (excluding transplantation), diagnostic and interventional endoscopy.
He has performed a significant number of complex lung resection procedures, in patients with advanced tumours using bronchial and vascular reconstruction.
Mr Anikin is also experienced in advanced video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for lung and mediastinal tumours, including VATS lobectomy (removal of affected lung tissue) and segmentectomies (surgical removal of a segment of lung lobe).
Mr Anikin has a clinical interest in treating patients with complex thoracic surgical problems or with complications from previous surgery. This includes reconstructive chest wall surgery after previous interventions for congenital and cardiac pathology. One of his clinical and scientific interests is using cryosurgery to treat endobronchial tumours.
Publications and research
Mr Anikin has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals. He has also presented internationally on numerous occasions on the subject of surgical outcomes and techniques in various areas of thoracic surgery and pulmonary cryosurgery.