Macroscopic complete resection is not associated with improved survival in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma


BATIREL H. F. , METİNTAŞ M., Caglar H. B. , AK G., YUMUK P. F. , Ahiskali R., ...More

JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.155, no.6, pp.2724-2732, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 155 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.12.131
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2724-2732
  • Keywords: malignant pleural mesothelioma, macroscopic complete resection, EXTRAPLEURAL PNEUMONECTOMY, INTERNATIONAL-ASSOCIATION, MULTIMODALITY THERAPY, TRIMODALITY THERAPY, RADICAL PLEURECTOMY, LUNG-CANCER, PLEURECTOMY/DECORTICATION, DECORTICATION, CHEMOTHERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY

Abstract

Objective: Macroscopic complete resection (MCR) is the recommended surgical strategy in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Our objective was to analyze whether MCR influences survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma.