Prognostic factors associated with interventional bronchoscopy in lung cancer.

@article{Guibert2014PrognosticFA,
  title={Prognostic factors associated with interventional bronchoscopy in lung cancer.},
  author={Nicolas M Guibert and Julien Mazi{\`e}res and Beno{\^i}t Lepage and Gavin Plat and Alain Didier and Christophe Hermant},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={253-9}
}
BACKGROUND Interventional bronchoscopy is an effective procedure for malignant central airway obstruction, although its indications are poorly defined and its benefits difficult to predict. The purpose of the study was to identify the patients' or the disease's characteristics that are correlated with survival to enable clinicians to identify the best indications. METHODS We retrospectively studied the data from 204 patients treated between 2004 and 2010. We analyzed survival times according… CONTINUE READING

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