Repeated and aggressive pulmonary resections for leiomyosarcoma metastases extends survival.

@article{Burt2011RepeatedAA,
  title={Repeated and aggressive pulmonary resections for leiomyosarcoma metastases extends survival.},
  author={Bryan M. Burt and Santiago Ocejo and Carlos M. Mery and Marcelo C. Dasilva and Raphael Bueno and David J. Sugarbaker and Michael Thomas Jaklitsch},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={1202-7}
}
BACKGROUND Sarcoma frequently metastasizes to the lungs, and pulmonary metastasectomy is the only treatment modality that can provide a cure for these patients. We attempted to determine the clinicopathologic features and survival determinants of a common subset of patients who undergo pulmonary metastasectomy for leiomyosarcoma. METHODS All patients undergoing pulmonary metastasectomy at The Brigham and Women's Hospital from 1989 to 2004 were reviewed retrospectively. Analyzed variables… CONTINUE READING

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