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Pulmonary Resection


Anatomic pulmonary resections accounted for half of all pulmonary operations in 2005.
Resections
TYPES OF PULMONARY RESECTION Types
 
Thoracic CT scan revealing locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer with mediastinal involvement. Patient was treated with reduction radiation and chemotherapy followed by surgical resection. CT scan
 
THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS
Approximate proportions of patients who are eligible for surgery alone (Stage I), multimodality therapy (Stage II through IIIb), or palliative chemotherapy (Stage IIIb-IV).
Options
 
Mortality PULMONARY RESECTION MORTALITY
Hospital mortality for all pulmonary resections declined to 0.9% in 2005, despite the increase in patient median age
 
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