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Lung Cancer - Surgery
November 20, 2017
This video shows a five-port technique for robot-assisted resection of hilar lung cancer.
November 15, 2017
The authors describe their technique for an S1+2 segmentectomy, discussing the anatomical landmarks and variations that are key in this procedure.
November 13, 2017
Filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, Leanne Harling of Imperial College in London, UK, moderates a discussion on the role of surgical therapy for N2 lung cancer.
November 9, 2017
Federico Venuta of the Sapienza University of Rome in Italy discusses surgical reconstruction techniques following resection of T4 lung cancer tumors.
Serum Biomarkers May Prognosticate Recurrence in Node-Negative, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers Less Than 4 Centimeters
October 31, 2017
In this single institution study, the authors screened biorepository materials obtained from patients undergoing resection for early stage cancer. They wished to identify serum markers related to early recurrence. A 7-component panel was developed that had a negative predictive value of 83% and an accuracy of 78%. The accuracy was 70%.
October 24, 2017
Surgical treatment of metastatic disease, particularly lung cancer metastases, is often controversial. This article reviews the literature on therapeutic surgical interventions, and comments on diagnostic, palliative, and consolidation roles for surgery in patients with stage IV NSCLC.
In Global News: Hurricanes and Heart Health, an Adult Drug for Pediatric PAH, and a Pen for Evaluating Excised Tumors
September 8, 2017
Patient Care Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes, disrupt many aspects of daily life. How do medical teams respond to the disruption of cardiac care?
September 4, 2017
A wide experience, from the Euorpean Institute of Oncology, on Pancoast tumors' treatment confirms that surgery is still the most important step of the multimodality approach for the patients affected by this condition.
August 11, 2017
Patient Care A heart team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre in Ontario performs the first hybrid cardiac ablation for atrial fibrillation in Canada.