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Posterior mediastinum

Known as: MEDIASTINUM, POSTERIOR, Mediastinum posterius, Posterior mediastinal part of chest 
The part of the lower portion of the mediastinum that is located behind the pericardium.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • J. Cohen
  • The Laryngoscope
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 41598691
To determine what factors predispose patients with retrosternal goiters to median sternotomy. 
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2006
2006
  • I. Gough
  • ANZ journal of surgery
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 23497743
Background:  Despite the availability of expert surgeons and preoperative imaging investigations, some patients require… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A series of 15 cases of primary mediastinal neoplasms displaying histopathologic, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, and ganglioneuroma are tumors of the sympathetic nervous system that arise from primitive… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Lymphoma, mediastinal cysts, and neurogenic neoplasms are the most common primary middle and posterior mediastinal tumors… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Background. Smooth muscle tumors presenting as mediastinal soft tissue masses are extremely rare and often are mistaken for other… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Background. Paragangliomas of the mediastinum are rare neoplasms. Because of their rarity, the spectrum of morphologic and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Major changes have recently occurred in the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of primary lesions of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Extensive lymph node dissections in the posterior mediastinum and ubdomen were performed during resections of esophageal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Blunt esophagectomy without thoracotomy has been performed in 26 patients: four with benign disease and 22 with carcinomas… Expand
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