Is video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy inferior to open lobectomy oncologically?

Abstract

uring the last 4 decades, slow but steady progress Dhas been made in the overall survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Yet even with all the improvements in care in chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgical techniques, the overall survival is still less than 20%. No treatment should jeopardize this slow, but real progress. The goal of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.011

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