[Problems in combined resection of adjacent organ in lung cancer: significance of preoperative and intraoperative ultrasonic examination].


Aggressive combined resections were carried out, on 24 lung cancer cases which showed invasion into surrounding organs. Those cases with wide infiltration of the ribs, and into surrounding intercostal tissues, and for those with invasion to diaphragm, the outcome of the operations was rather poor but, for those with invasion in pericardium and left atrium… (More)