[Complete resection of Pancoast tumor following induction chemoradiotherapy improves survival].

@article{Kodama2010CompleteRO,
  title={[Complete resection of Pancoast tumor following induction chemoradiotherapy improves survival].},
  author={Ken Kodama and Jiro Okami and J. S. Maeda and Tositeru Tokunaga and Ryu Kanzaki and Ayako Fujiwara and Masahiko Higashiyama},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={9-15}
}
OBJECTIVE Pancoast tumors are some of the most challenging thoracic malignant diseases to treat because of their proximity to vital structures at the thoracic inlet. We retrospectively analyzed 23 patients with pT3-4, N0-3 Pancoast tumors who underwent combined chest wall resection including the 1st rib, and discuss the anatomical considerations, assessment… CONTINUE READING