Resection of pulmonary metastases from malignant melanoma: results of a 16-year experience.


Between 1970 and 1986, 49 patients had resection of presumed pulmonary metastases from malignant melanoma. Sixteen patients were found to have benign disease only despite the appearance of a new nodule in 13. Patients with benign disease had a significantly longer mean survival (169 months) compared with the group with malignant disease (22 months). Median… (More)


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