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En Bloc Resection of Pulmonary Sulcus Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Invading the Spine: A Systematic Literature Review and Pooled Data Analysis
This meta-analysis of published studies evaluated outcomes of multimodality therapy including resection for superior sulcus NSCLC invading the spine. 134 articles were evaluated, which included 135 patients. 63% had induction therapy, and all underwent en bloc resection. 52% had adjuvant therapy. Survival at 3,5, and 10 years was 57%, 42%, and 27%. R0 resection was a predictor of survival.