Adoption of pleurectomy and decortication for malignant mesothelioma leads to similar survival as extrapleural pneumonectomy


BATIREL H. F. , METİNTAŞ M., Caglar H. B. , AK G., YUMUK P. F. , YILDIZELİ B. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.151, ss.478-484, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 151 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.121
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.478-484

Özet

Objective: We changed our surgical approach to malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in August 2011 and adopted pleurectomy and decortication (PD) instead of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP). In this study, we analyzed our perioperative and survival results during the 2 periods.