Clinical outcomes of thoracoscopic lobectomy for patients with clinical N0 and pathologic N2 non-small cell lung cancer.

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BACKGROUND We compared the surgical outcomes in patients with clinical N0 and pathologic N2 (cN0-pN2) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who underwent video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy and open thoracotomy to evaluate the role of VATS lobectomy for cN0-pN2 disease. METHODS Between March 2006 and August 2011, 1,456 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.083

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@article{Zhong2013ClinicalOO, title={Clinical outcomes of thoracoscopic lobectomy for patients with clinical N0 and pathologic N2 non-small cell lung cancer.}, author={Chenxi Zhong and Feng Yao and Heng Zhao}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2013}, volume={95 3}, pages={987-92} }