Combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopy in the management of lung cancer.

@article{Mouroux2001CombinedVM,
  title={Combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopy in the management of lung cancer.},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Mouroux and Nicolas V{\'e}nissac and Marco Alifano},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={
          1698-704
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study seeks to assess the safety and usefulness of combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopy in the management of patients with lung cancer. METHODS Ten consecutive patients with lung neoplasms were evaluated. Indications for this combined approach included inconclusive findings from imaging techniques concerning locoregional extension and resectability; possible involvement of different structures not accessible to a single procedure; and failure… CONTINUE READING

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