Is lymph node dissection required in pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal adenocarcinoma?

@article{Hamaji2012IsLN,
  title={Is lymph node dissection required in pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal adenocarcinoma?},
  author={Masatsugu Hamaji and Stephen D. Cassivi and K. Robert Shen and Mark S. Allen and Francis C. Nichols and Claude Deschamps and Dennis A. Wigle},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={1796-800}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical outcome and significance of mediastinal lymph node dissection (LND) during pulmonary resection of metastases from colorectal adenocarcinoma. METHODS A retrospective chart review was performed. Between April 1985 and December 2009, 518 patients underwent 720 pulmonary metastasectomies for… CONTINUE READING