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Surgical management of stage III thymic tumors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21070989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thymic tumors are classified as stage III when they clearly invade the surrounding structures: pericardium, great vessels (superior vena cava, innominate veins, ascending aorta, and main pulmonary artery), lung parenchyma, phrenic nerves, and chest wall. Surgical treatment with or without induction therapy should always aim to complete resection removing en bloc all the involved structures. Also, extended procedures are justified because only R0 resection allows long-term survival.
Authors:
Federico Venuta; Erino A Rendina; Walter Klepetko; Gaetano Rocco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thoracic surgery clinics     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1547-4127     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Surg Clin     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101198195     Medline TA:  Thorac Surg Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-91, vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome Sapienza, Cattedra di Chirurgia Toracica, Viale del Policlinico, 00166 Rome, Italy. federico.venuta@uniroma1.it
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