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

Authors
  • Okada, M
  • Tsubota, N
  • Yoshimura, M
  • Miyamoto, Y
  • Matsuoka, H
  • Satake, S
  • Yamagishi, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Publisher
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1999
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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