Surgery for T4 lung cancer invading the thoracic aorta: Do we push the limits?

@article{Marulli2017SurgeryFT,
  title={Surgery for T4 lung cancer invading the thoracic aorta: Do we push the limits?},
  author={Giuseppe Marulli and Erino Angelo Rendina and Walter Klepetko and Reinhold Perkmann and Davide Zampieri and Giulio Maurizi and Thomas Klikovits and Francesco Zaraca and Federico Venuta and Egle Perissinotto and Federico Rea},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={116 8},
  pages={1141-1149}
}
BACKGROUND Few investigators have described en bloc resection of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) invading the aorta. AIM OF STUDY Analysis of outcome and prognostic factors for en bloc resections of NSCLC invading the aorta. METHODS Thirty-five patients (27 males, 8 females; mean age 63 ± 8.6 years) were operated between 1994 and 2015 in four… CONTINUE READING