Thoracoscopic lobectomy facilitates the delivery of chemotherapy after resection for lung cancer.

@article{Petersen2007ThoracoscopicLF,
  title={Thoracoscopic lobectomy facilitates the delivery of chemotherapy after resection for lung cancer.},
  author={Rebecca P. Petersen and Duykhanh Pham and William R. Burfeind and Steven I. Hanish and Eric M. Toloza and David H. Harpole and Thomas A D'amico},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={1245-9; discussion 1250}
}
BACKGROUND We conducted a study of patients who underwent anatomic resection with adjuvant chemotherapy to determine if thoracoscopic lobectomy enables more effective administration of adjuvant chemotherapy than lobectomy by thoracotomy. METHODS We reviewed the outcomes of 100 consecutive patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who underwent… CONTINUE READING