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Extended sleeve lobectomy for lung cancer: the avoidance of pneumonectomy.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
0022-5223
Publisher
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Publication Date
Volume
118
Issue
4
Identifiers
PMID: 10504638
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We suggest that this extended sleeve lobectomy, which is technically demanding, should be considered in patients with centrally located lung cancer, because this lung-saving operation is safer than pneumonectomy and is equally curative.

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