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Autori: Marc Riquet, Patrick Bagan, EugenIu Banu

Editorial: Elsevier, Ann Thorac Surg, 86(1), p.354, 2008.


To the Editor:

When we first reviewed factors determining overall survival of resected N2 nonsmall lung cancers (NSCLC) [1], we observed that the presence of a small metastasis in a mediastinal lymph node had the same clinical significance as that of a whole chain of tumor-bearing lymph nodes with extracapsular invasion.

In recent years, minimal N2 disease is emerging as a criterion of better prognosis for NSCLC patients with mediastinal lymph node involvement, and this understanding adds validity to the statement that primary surgical resection of more extensive N2 disease („bulky . . . [Full Text of this Article]

Cuvinte cheie: cancer pulmonar, limfadenectomie // lung cancer, lymphadenectomy