Robotic extended thymectomy for early-stage thymomas.

  title={Robotic extended thymectomy for early-stage thymomas.},
  author={Alfredo Mussi and Olivia Fanucchi and Federico Davini and Marco Lucchi and Alessandro Picchi and Marcello Carlo Ambrogi and Franca M. A. Melfi},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={e43-6; discussion e47}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to report a single referral centre experience in robotic extended thymectomy for clinical early-stage thymomas, evaluating its safety, feasibility and efficacy, with special regard to oncological outcomes. METHODS Between April 2002 and February 2011, we retrospectively selected all those patients who underwent robotic thymectomy for clinical early-stage thymomas. Operative time, morbidity, mortality, duration of hospitalization and overall and disease… CONTINUE READING


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