Thoracoscopic Resection of Middle Mediastinal Noninvasive Thymoma: Report of a Case

@article{Nakamura2007ThoracoscopicRO,
  title={Thoracoscopic Resection of Middle Mediastinal Noninvasive Thymoma: Report of a Case},
  author={Hiroshige Nakamura and Yoshin Adachi and Shinji Fujioka and Ken Miwa and Tomohiro Haruki and Yuji Taniguchi},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={787-789}
}
We performed thoracoscopic resection of a middle mediastinal noninvasive thymoma in a 69-year-old woman. Chest computed tomography on admission showed a tumor, 75 × 48 × 32 mm in size, and pathological examination revealed a spindle-cell, noninvasive thymoma, of type A according to the World Health Organization classification, and stage I according to the Masaoka staging system. Thymomas are prone to ectopic occurrence, and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of middle… CONTINUE READING