[Trans-sternal bilateral thoracotomy for bilateral metastatic lung tumors].

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Trans-sternal bilateral thoracotomy has been performed in 4 patients with bilateral metastatic lung tumors. The primary lesion was rectum in one case and the colon in three cases. Two patients were male and 2 were female. Their ages ranged from 63 to 78 years old. An inframammary incision was made with the patient in the supine position, and the chest was… (More)

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@article{Oshika1999TranssternalBT, title={[Trans-sternal bilateral thoracotomy for bilateral metastatic lung tumors].}, author={Yoshiko Oshika and H. Deguchi and Masaaki Satoh and Yuriko Ozeki and T. Ogata and S. Tanaka}, journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery}, year={1999}, volume={52 12}, pages={983-7} }