Outcomes of initial surgery in patients with clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer who met 4 specific criteria

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The role of surgery for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with clinical mediastinal lymph node metastasis (N2) remains controversial. We specified 4 criteria for performing initial surgery in these patients (single-station N2, non-bulky N2, N2 with regional mode of spread, and N2 without N1) and examined the outcomes to validate the treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-015-1268-2

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@article{Maniwa2015OutcomesOI, title={Outcomes of initial surgery in patients with clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer who met 4 specific criteria}, author={Tomohiro Maniwa and Shoji Takahashi and Mitsuhiro Isaka and Masahiro Endo and Yasuhisa Ohde}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={2015}, volume={46}, pages={699-704} }