Outcomes after lobectomy using thoracoscopy vs thoracotomy: A comparative effectiveness analysis utilizing the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy

abstract

  • This large national database study demonstrates that thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with fewer in-hospital postoperative complications compared with open lobectomy. Thoracoscopic lobectomy appears to be applicable to the wider general thoracic surgical community.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ejcts/ezs428

PubMed ID

  • 22826474

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 813

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 43

number

  • 4