Margin and Local Recurrence After Sublobar Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

@article{elSherif2007MarginAL,
  title={Margin and Local Recurrence After Sublobar Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer},
  author={Amgad E el-Sherif and H. C. Fernando and Ricardo Santos and Brian L. Pettiford and James D. Luketich and MA JohnM.Close and Rodney J. Landreneau},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={2400-2405}
}
Local recurrence is a major concern after sublobar resection (SR) of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We postulate that a large proportion of local recurrence is related to inadequate resection margins. This report analyzes local recurrence after SR of stage I NSCLC. Stratification based on distance of the tumor (<1 cm vs ≥1 cm) to the staple line was performed. We reviewed 81 NSCLC patients (44 female) who underwent operation over an 89-month period (January 1997 to June 2004). Mean forced… CONTINUE READING