Image-guided radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung neoplasm in high-risk patients.

@article{Pennathur2010ImageguidedRA,
  title={Image-guided radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung neoplasm in high-risk patients.},
  author={A. Pennathur and Ghulam Abbas and M. Schuchert and R. Landreneau and J. Luketich},
  journal={Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          53-8
        }
}
  • A. Pennathur, Ghulam Abbas, +2 authors J. Luketich
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related mortality in the United States. Surgical resection with a lobectomy is the standard treatment for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. With an aging population, however, there are a significant number of patients who have other comorbidities that preclude surgical resection. Image-guided radiofrequency ablation is a new emerging modality of treatment which may be applicable in this high-risk group of patients. In this article, we review the… CONTINUE READING

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