Diagnosis, staging and functional operability of lung cancer

@article{Getman2004DiagnosisSA,
  title={Diagnosis, staging and functional operability of lung cancer},
  author={Vladyslav Getman and Michael Rolf Mueller},
  journal={European Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={70-74}
}
SummaryBACKGROUND: Especially advanced stages of non-small cell lung cancer are often considered a diagnostic and staging dilemma. METHODS: Review of recent literature. RESULTS: Today the operability of lung cancer is decreasingly determined by technical aspects related to the primary tumour (resectability), but rather by oncological considerations (operability). Histological verification is usually achieved endoscopically in centrally located tumours and by CT-guided needle biopsy in… CONTINUE READING

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