Limited pulmonary resection for peripheral small-sized adenocarcinoma of the lung.

@article{Ichiki2011LimitedPR,
  title={Limited pulmonary resection for peripheral small-sized adenocarcinoma of the lung.},
  author={Yoshinobu Ichiki and Takeshi Hanagiri and Tetsuro Baba and Tetsuya So and Kenji Ono and Hidetaka Uramoto and Tomoko So and Mitsuhiro Takenoyama and Kosei Yasumoto},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          155-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND It was recently reported that a limited pulmonary resection (segmentectomy or wedge resection) was not inferior to a lobectomy in the management of peripheral small-sized adenocarcinoma (tumor ≦ 20 mm) of the lung. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed patients undergoing a lobectomy (n = 114) and a limited resection (n = 35) for peripheral small-sized adenocarcinoma of the lung during a 7-year period from April 2001 to March 2008. Our criteria for the limited resection of lung… CONTINUE READING
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