Carcinomas in the superior pulmonary sulcus.

@article{Paulson1975CarcinomasIT,
  title={Carcinomas in the superior pulmonary sulcus.},
  author={Dan Paulson},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1975},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={1095-104}
}
  • Dan Paulson
  • Published 1975 in
    The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
Carcinomas in the superior pulmonary sulcus produce a clinical pattern peculiar to their location. Pancoast (1932) defined tumors in this precise location and described a characteristic group of clinical findings now known as the Pancoast syndrome. Experience with a total of 92 patients with primary carcinomas in the superior pulmonary sulcus treated by combined preoperative irradiation and extended resection in 61 patients (66 per cent) reveals 16 of 46 patients eligible surviving over 5 years… CONTINUE READING
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