Long term survival with thoracoscopic versus open lobectomy: Propensity matched comparative analysis using seer-medicare database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Pneumonectomy

abstract

  • This propensity matched analysis showed that patients undergoing thoracoscopic lobectomy had similar overall, cancer specific, and disease-free survival compared with patients undergoing thoracotomy lobectomy. Thoracoscopic techniques do not seem to compromise these measures of outcome after lobectomy.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4183188

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bmj.g5575

PubMed ID

  • 25277994

Additional Document Info

start page

  • g5575

volume

  • 349