Radical sublobar resection for small-sized non-small cell lung cancer: a multicenter study.


OBJECTIVE At present, even when early-stage, small-sized non-small cell lung cancers are being increasingly detected, lesser resection has not become the treatment of choice. We sought to compare sublobar resection (segmentectomy or wedge resection) with lobar resection to test which one is the appropriate procedure for such lesions. METHODS From 1992 to… (More)