Sleeve lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery versus thoracotomy for non-small cell lung cancer

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BACKGROUND Both video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and thoracotomy are used for sleeve lobectomy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This retrospective study aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of VATS sleeve lobectomy for NSCLC patients. METHODS Between May 2009 and May 2013, 51 sleeve lobectomies (10 by VATS and 41 by… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13019-015-0318-6

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