[Impact of systematic lymph node dissection in the resection of pulmonary metastases of solid extrapulmonary tumours].

BACKGROUND The systematic mediastinal and hilar lymph node dissection for the treatment of pulmonary metastases has, until now, not attracted much attention. A possible advantage of systematic lymph node dissection is an improved staging and a better locoregional tumour control due to resection of tumour micrometastases and the disintegration of lymphatic… CONTINUE READING