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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)
Lung metastases occur in 10-20% of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). Lung metastatic pathways of CRC is poorly known and the optimal management for recurrent lung metastases remains uncertain.
Bone is the third metastatic site after liver and lungs. Bone metastases occur in one out of three lung cancers and are usually of osteolytic aspect. Osteolytic bone metastases are responsible of long...
Brain metastases (BM) are frequent in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, but there is a lack of evidence-based management of this patient group. We aimed to capture a snapshot of routine BM ...
To summarize current approaches in the management of brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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...
RATIONALE: Prognostic testing for early signs of metastases may help doctors detect metastases early and plan more effective treatment. PURPOSE: Phase III trial to study the relationship ...
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)
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...