Bronchial sleeve resection with and without pulmonary resection.

  title={Bronchial sleeve resection with and without pulmonary resection.},
  author={William H Frist and Douglas J. Mathisen and Alan D Hilgenberg and Hermes C. Grillo},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={93 3},
Sleeve resection with and without pulmonary resection is safe, effective, and appropriate treatment for a wide range of endobronchial lesions including neoplasms of low-grade malignant potential and selected cases of bronchogenic carcinoma. Sixty-three patients underwent 64 sleeve resection procedures (47 with concomitant pulmonary resection and 17 without) at the Massachusetts General Hospital between 1962 in 1986 with a 30 day mortality rate of 4.7%. Applicability of the technique for… CONTINUE READING


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