Long-term Survival Based on the Surgical Approach to Lobectomy For Clinical Stage I Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer: Comparison of Robotic, Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery, and Thoracotomy Lobectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Robotic Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
  • Thoracotomy

abstract

  • Minimally invasive approaches to lobectomy for clinical stage I NSCLC result in similar long-term survival as thoracotomy. Use of VATS and robotics is associated with shorter length of stay, and the robotic approach resulted in greater lymph node assessment.

publication date

  • March 22, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5033685

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001708

PubMed ID

  • 28059973

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