Long-term results of thoracoscopic thymectomy for thymoma without myasthenia gravis.

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OBJECTIVE To compare the feasibility and safety of thoracoscopic thymectomy with conventional sternotomy thymectomy for thymoma without myasthenia gravis. METHODS Data from 70 patients diagnosed with thymoma, who underwent thoracoscopic thymectomy (n = 25, Group T) or sternotomy thymectomy (n = 45, Group S) between March 2002 and March 2008, were… (More)

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@article{Chung2012LongtermRO, title={Long-term results of thoracoscopic thymectomy for thymoma without myasthenia gravis.}, author={Jong Woo Chung and Hyun-Chang Kim and Dae-Kee Kim and M S Chun and Y Kim and S U Park and S R N Kim and Dong-Hee Lee}, journal={The Journal of international medical research}, year={2012}, volume={40 5}, pages={1973-81} }