Successful lung-sparing resection of synchronous pleural mesothelioma and contralateral lung cancer

@inproceedings{Imanishi2017SuccessfulLR,
  title={Successful lung-sparing resection of synchronous pleural mesothelioma and contralateral lung cancer},
  author={Naoko Imanishi and Yusuke Nabe and Masaru Takenaka and Yasuhiro Chikaishi and Koji Kuroda and Hirotsugu Noguchi and Kazuhiro Yatera and Fumihiro Tanaka},
  booktitle={Surgical case reports},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an uncommon malignant tumor, and its synchronous occurrence with primary lung cancer is extremely rare. Here, we report the first surgical case of synchronous MPM and contralateral lung adenocarcinoma. Extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) combined with surgery for contralateral lung cancer may not be tolerated… CONTINUE READING