Surgical treatment of 125 patients with non-small cell lung cancer and chest wall involvement.

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BACKGROUND The optimum operative procedure for lung cancer with chest wall invasion (T3) remains controversial. In this study results of en bloc resection and extrapleural dissection are reviewed to determine survival characteristics. METHODS Between 1977 and 1993 125 patients underwent surgery for primary non-small cell lung cancer with chest wall… (More)

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@article{Pitz1996SurgicalTO, title={Surgical treatment of 125 patients with non-small cell lung cancer and chest wall involvement.}, author={Caroline Pitz and Aart Brutel de la Rivi{\`e}re and Heike Elbers and C. J. J. Westermann and Jules M. M. van den Bosch}, journal={Thorax}, year={1996}, volume={51 8}, pages={846-50} }