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Management of pulmonary metastases has evolved considerably over the last few decades but is still controversial. The surgical management of lung metastases is outlined, discussing the preoperative management, indications for surgery, the surgical approach and outcomes according to the primary histology.
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Name: British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)
Zoledronic acid is an established agent used in the management of metastatic bone disease. The administration of zoledronic acid improves overall survival (OS) of lung cancer patients with bone metast...
Lung adenocarcinoma regularly induces bone metastases that are responsible for impaired quality of life as well as significant morbidity, including bone pain and fractures. We aimed at identifying whe...
Brain metastases present a significant public health issue, affecting more than 100,000 patients per year in the U.S. and result in significant morbidity. Brain metastases can occur in a variety of cl...
Gastric metastasis from lung cancer is rare. We here present the case of a 59-year-old man with lung adenocarcinoma where isolated gastric metastases were discovered on staging F-FDG PET-CT, confirmed...
Osseous metastases are common in advanced cancer stages. The tibia is the appendicular skeleton bone affected third most often. However, tibial metastases are not well described. We conducted a retros...
RATIONALE: Video-assisted surgery may have fewer side effects than conventional surgery in patients with lung metastases. It is not yet known whether conventional surgery or video-assisted...
The purpose of this study is to learn whether the profile of RNA from circulating exosomes can be used as a biomarker for lung metastases of primary high-grade osteosarcoma. Circulating ex...
RATIONALE: Cryotherapy kills tumor cells by freezing them. This may be an effective treatment for primary lung cancer or lung metastases that cannot be removed by surgery. PURPOSE: This c...
The role of surgical resection in the subset of patients with resectable hepatic metastases converted from initially non-resectable liver metastasis was still not clearly established. To f...
The purpose of this study is to compare the sealing efficacy and safety of TachoSil® (hereafter referred to as TachoSil) versus standard surgical treatment as the secondary management of ...
A number of small lung lesions characterized by small round masses of 2- to 3-mm in diameter. They are usually detected by chest CT scans (COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY). Such nodules can be associated with metastases of malignancies inside or outside the lung, benign granulomas, or other lesions.
A surgical specialty concerned with management of cancer.
Surgery restricted to the management of minor problems and injuries; surgical procedures of relatively slight extent and not in itself hazardous to life. (Dorland, 28th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.
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