Prognostic factors and long-term results after thymoma resection: a series of 307 patients.

@article{Rgnard1996PrognosticFA,
  title={Prognostic factors and long-term results after thymoma resection: a series of 307 patients.},
  author={Jean François R{\'e}gnard and Pierre Magdeleinat and Claire E H Dromer and Elisabeth M Dulmet and Vincent Thomas de Montpr{\'e}ville and Julian Levi and P. Levasseur},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={112 2},
  pages={376-84}
}
Three hundred seven cases of patients who underwent operation for thymoma (196 of whom had myasthenia gravis) were analyzed to assess the prognostic values of Masaoka clinical staging, completeness of resection, histologic classification, history of myasthenia gravis, and postoperative radiotherapy. According to the Masaoka staging system, 135 thymomas were stage I, 70 were stage II, 83 were stage III, and 19 were stage IV. According to the Verley and Hollmann histologic classification system… CONTINUE READING

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