Assessment of pulmonary wedge resection for the treatment of lung metastases.

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Wedge resection for pulmonary metastases was performed on 18 children suffering from a variety of malignant tumors. The overall survival rate was 39%. However, tumor recurred at or near the site of resection in half the patients. A more extensive resection, such as lobectomy, should be considered for most patients. Wedge resection should be reserved for… (More)

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