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Extrapleural Pneumonectomy

Surgery to remove a diseased lung, part of the pericardium (membrane covering the heart), part of the diaphragm (muscle between the lungs and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND This comprehensive meta-analysis was conducted to answer the question as to which procedure, pleurectomy decortication… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Introduction: To compare the outcomes of two different multimodality regimens involving neoadjuvant chemotherapy, extrapleural… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE Neoadjuvant pemetrexed plus cisplatin was administered, followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) and hemithoracic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The aim of this multicenter trial was to prospectively evaluate neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by extrapleural… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a locally aggressive tumor that is usually fatal. Extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Trimodality therapy seems to be the best treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). A large experience served… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Introduction: Extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) and adjuvant high-dose radiation therapy (RT) are associated with a median… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To investigate neoadjuvant chemotherapy with cisplatin and gemcitabine followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy with or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE The treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma remains a therapeutic challenge, with median survival rates of about 12… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Data were acquired prospectively on 136 consecutive patients undergoing pneumonectomy for cancer from 1988 to 1993, to… Expand
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