Surgical treatment of early stages of non‑small cell lung carcinoma
Prof. MUDr. Robert Lischke, Ph.D.
III. chirurgická klinika 1. LF UK a FN v Motole, Pneumoonkochirurgické centrum FN v Motole, Praha
The gold standard is lobectomy and systematic mediastinal lymphadenectomy. In high-risk patients, sublobar resections may be considered in very selected cases. VATS (video-assisted minithoracothomy, minithoracotomy) resection becomes the method of choice for faster recovery of patients, lower morbidity and comparable oncological effectiveness compared to open chest surgery. Centralization to high-volume specialized pneumo-oncosurgical centers is key for good results.
lung cancer, lung surgery, VATS
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