Extrapleural pneumonectomy or supportive care: treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma?

A best evidence topic in thoracic surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) is superior to supportive care in the treatment of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). Overall, 110 papers were found using the reported search, of which 14 represented the best… (More)