A plea for thoracoscopic resection of solitary pulmonary nodule in cancer patients


Solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN) are frequently detected in cancer patients. These lesions are often considered as pulmonary metastases and increasingly treated by non-surgical techniques without histological confirmation. The aim of this study is to determine the histological nature of SPN resected by thoracoscopy and to identify risk factors of malignancy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-017-5543-8


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