Patterns of recurrence and incidence of second primary tumors after lobectomy by means of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) versus thoracotomy for lung cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Neoplasms, Second Primary
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
  • Thoracotomy

abstract

  • Recurrence rates for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery appear to be at least equivalent to those for thoracotomy. This study supports lobectomy by means of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery as an oncologically sound technique.

publication date

  • January 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.08.062

PubMed ID

  • 21055770

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 59

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 141

number

  • 1