[A clinical study for improving the survival rate of pN2 lung cancer through our case of 53 patients].

@article{Takahashi1999ACS,
  title={[A clinical study for improving the survival rate of pN2 lung cancer through our case of 53 patients].},
  author={Walter K. Takahashi and Hideto Okuwaki and Shinpei Yoshii and Yuichirou Tada},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={906-10}
}
BACKGROUND In management of non-small cell lung cancer, the evaluation and treatment of N2 disease has a lot of controversy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1983 and 1998, 53 patients of pN2 non-small cell lung cancer were operated by standard lymph node dissection method (R2) using CUSA system. We studied the sensitivity of the diagnosis of preoperative N… CONTINUE READING