Use of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Lobectomy in the Elderly Results in Fewer Complications Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted

abstract

  • A VATS approach to lobectomy for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer in the elderly was associated with fewer and overall reduced severity of complications as well as a shorter hospital stay compared with thoracotomy.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.07.080

PubMed ID

  • 18154816

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 231

end page

  • 5; discussion 235-6

volume

  • 85

number

  • 1