Influence of nodal status on the surgical outcome for bronchongenic carcinoma involving the carina: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Zhangjiagang First People's Hospital, Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu, China.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Zhangjiagang First People's Hospital, Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu, China - [email protected]
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May 30, 2017
Carinal resection and reconstruction remains a challenging surgical procedure and the rather poor surgical outcomes for patients graded as N2 or higher, according to nodal involvement points to the fact that better pre-operative management is required in terms of tumor grading, induction chemotherapy and radiotherapy to decrease the risks associated with metastatic mediastinal nodal status.
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