Extrapleural pneumonectomy for diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma: techniques and complications.

@article{Chang2004ExtrapleuralPF,
  title={Extrapleural pneumonectomy for diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma: techniques and complications.},
  author={Michael Y. Chang and David J. Sugarbaker},
  journal={Thoracic surgery clinics},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={523-30}
}
Innovative therapeutic agents and strategies are being investigated to improve survival with this lethal disease. New chemotherapy agents, including gemcitabine (Eli Lilly and Company; Indianapolis, Indiana) and pemtrexed (Eli Lilly and Company) show promise against mesothelioma. Kaiser has reported using novel therapies, such as cytokines and suicide gene therapy, to target mesothelioma. Pass et al , Moskal et al , Schouwink et al , and Friedberg et al have applied photodynamic therapy to the… CONTINUE READING

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