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Journal Article 
Author(s):
Neuberger, Michael; Hapfelmeier, Alexander; Schmidt, Michael; Gesierich, Wolfgang; Reichenberger, Frank; Morresi-Hauf, Alicia; Hatz, Rudolf A; Lindner, Michael 
Title:
Carcinoid tumours of the lung and the 'PEPPS' approach: evaluation of preoperative bronchoscopic tumour debulking as preparation for subsequent parenchyma-sparing surgery. 
Abstract:
Preoperative bronchoscopic tumour ablation has been suggested as a beneficial treatment for bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumours, although data regarding its effects and long-term outcome are lacking.In our case-matched cohort study with 208 patients with bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumours we investigated the role of preoperative bronchoscopic interventions before subsequent surgery and analysed the safety of this Procedure of Endobronchial Preparation for Parenchyma-sparing Surgery (PEPPS) based...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMJ Open Respir Res 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
e000090 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2052-4439 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie