Complications in wound healing after chest wall resection in cancer patients; a multivariate analysis of 220 patients.

@article{Lans2009ComplicationsIW,
  title={Complications in wound healing after chest wall resection in cancer patients; a multivariate analysis of 220 patients.},
  author={Titia E. Lans and Carmen C van der Pol and Michael Wouters and Paul Schmitz and Albert N. van Geel},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={639-43}
}
BACKGROUND Extensive chest wall resections can provoke a wide variety of complications, in particular, complicated wound healing. A lower complication rate will be achieved when local factors contributing to wound healing can be identified and improved. The aim of this study is to describe these factors, irrespective of prognosis, survival, or systemic complications. METHODS Retrospectively, the files of all patients undergoing an extended chest wall resection in a single institute during a… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…