Effect of mediastinal lymph nodes sampling in patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.

@article{Takizawa2008EffectOM,
  title={Effect of mediastinal lymph nodes sampling in patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.},
  author={Hiromitsu Takizawa and Kazuya Kondo and Hisashi Matsuoka and Koh Uyama and H. Harold Toba and Koichiro Kenzaki and Shoji Sakiyama and Akira Tangoku and Kazumasa Miura and Kiyoshi Yoshizawa and Jun-ichi Morita},
  journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 1-2},
  pages={
          37-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Systematic nodal dissection has been recommended for patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer because of its staging accuracy. However, in patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer whether systematic nodal dissection provides more benefits than mediastinal lymph node sampling or not is controversial. In this retrospective study, we evaluated the effect of mediastinal lymph node sampling in patients with clinical stage I NSCLC. METHODS One hundred and… CONTINUE READING

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