Chest wall invasion in non-small cell lung carcinoma: A rationale for en bloc resection
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Thoracic Surgical Procedures
En bloc resection of the chest wall and lung is the procedure of choice to obtain complete resection in lung carcinoma invading the chest wall. Survival is highly dependent on the completeness of resection, nodal involvement, and depth of chest wall invasion.