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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kuehnl, A; Lindner, M; Hornung, HM; Winter, H; Jauch, KW; Hatz, RA; Graeb, C 
Title:
Atrial resection for lung cancer: morbidity, mortality, and long-term follow-up. 
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to examine our results of combined resection of the atrium and non-small-cell lung cancer using a concurrent and continuously updated database.A total of 35 patients underwent extended pulmonary resection with partial resection of the atrium. The main focus of the study was to define subgroups of patients who can potentially benefit from surgery.Pneumonectomy was performed in 31 cases, and the other 4 patients underwent a lesser resection. Postoperative morbidity wa...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Surg 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
2233-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0364-2313 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie