Pneumonectomy due to lung cancer results in a more pronounced activation of coagulation system than lobectomy.

@article{Swiniarska2009PneumonectomyDT,
  title={Pneumonectomy due to lung cancer results in a more pronounced activation of coagulation system than lobectomy.},
  author={Joanna Swiniarska and Ewa Żekanowska and Maciej Dancewicz and M. Shillin Bella and Tomasz Jarosław Szczęsny and Janusz Kowalewski},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={1064-8}
}
UNLABELLED Surgical treatment of lung cancer is associated with an elevated risk of thrombo-embolic complications. The question is whether the extent of pulmonary resection influences the concentration of serum coagulation system proteins. OBJECTIVE This study aims to compare the blood coagulation activation parameters among patients undergoing pneumonectomy and lobectomy due to primary lung cancer. METHODS A prospective study was carried out in 40 patients. Of whom, 30 underwent lobectomy… CONTINUE READING

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