Published in Clinical Oncology Week, May 30th, 2005
"Increasing evidence has suggested that sleeve lobectomy might be a viable alternative procedure for pneumonectomy in non-small cell lung cancer (nSCLC), including patients with adequate pulmonary reserve. This study was designed to compare the outcomes of the two procedures and to determine adequate surgical indications for each procedure," investigators in South Korea reported.
"From January of 1989 to December of 1998, sleeve lobectomy was performed in 49 patients, and 200 patients underwent...
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