Lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) versus thoracotomy for lung cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted

abstract

  • VATS lobectomy and thoracotomy demonstrated similar 5-year survivals. However, VATS lobectomy was associated with fewer complications and shorter length of hospital stay.

publication date

  • July 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.03.030

PubMed ID

  • 19577048

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 11

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 138

number

  • 1