Number of recurrent lesions is a prognostic factor in recurrent thymoma.

@article{Yano2011NumberOR,
  title={Number of recurrent lesions is a prognostic factor in recurrent thymoma.},
  author={Motoki Yano and Hidefumi Sasaki and Satoru Moriyama and Y U Hikosaka and Keisuke Yokota and Akira Masaoka and Yoshitaka Fujii},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={21-4}
}
In advanced stage thymomas, recurrence is not uncommon but prognostic factors in recurrent thymoma have not been determined and standardized treatment for recurrence has not yet been established. A retrospective analysis was conducted on 24 thymoma patients who underwent treatment for recurrence in our institution to determine the prognostic factors for overall survival. Recurrence of thymoma appeared 11.6-109.6 months after the primary operation (34.6±25.7 months). Pleural disseminated… CONTINUE READING