Operative mortality and respiratory complications after lung resection for cancer: impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and time trends.

@article{Licker2006OperativeMA,
  title={Operative mortality and respiratory complications after lung resection for cancer: impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and time trends.},
  author={Marc Licker and Igor Widikker and John Robert and J Frey and Anastase Spiliopoulos and Christoph Ellenberger and Alexandre Schweizer and Jean-Marie Tschopp},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={
          1830-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Smoking is a common risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cardiovascular disease, and lung cancer. In this observational study, we examined the impact of COPD severity and time-related changes in early outcome after lung cancer resection. METHODS Over a 15-year period, we analyzed an institutional registry including all consecutive patients undergoing surgery for lung cancer. Using the receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) curve, we analyzed the… CONTINUE READING

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