Parasternal mediastinoscopy. Assessment of operability in left upper lobe lung cancer: a prospective analysis.

Between 1976 and 1984, 242 patients with presumably operable lung cancer were treated surgically. In the Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, in the period 1976 to 1980, 109 of 131 (83.2%) patients underwent cervical mediastinoscopy to assess operability. They were studied retrospectively. During this examination, lymph node metastasis… CONTINUE READING