Right extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma via median sternotomy or thoracotomy? Short- and long-term results.

@article{Edwards2007RightEP,
  title={Right extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma via median sternotomy or thoracotomy? Short- and long-term results.},
  author={John G Edwards and Antonio Eduardo Martin-Ucar and Duncan J Stewart and D. A. Waller},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={759-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the short- and long-term results of right extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MM) via median sternotomy or thoracotomy. METHODS We analysed the results of EPP in consecutive patients with early stage MM undergoing a radical surgery protocol for MM over a 7-year period. Initially thoracotomy, but later… CONTINUE READING