Management of solitary pulmonary nodule.

  title={Management of solitary pulmonary nodule.},
  author={Federico Varoli and Contardo Vergani and Rocco Caminiti and Massimo Francese and Camillo Gerosa and Marco Bongini and Giancarlo C Roviaro},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={33 3},
OBJECTIVES The pulmonary nodule is an important diagnostic and therapeutic problem. Diagnostic certainty is only obtained by histological examination. Mini-invasive surgery allows removal of the nodule with minimal sequelae for the patient. METHODS From October 1991 to December 2006, 370 resections for a pulmonary nodule were performed at our Department of General Surgery of the University of Milan: 276 wedge resections and 94 lobectomies. RESULTS Frozen section was performed in all the… CONTINUE READING

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