Does Induction Therapy Increase Anastomotic Complications in Bronchial Sleeve Resections?

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Summary of "Does Induction Therapy Increase Anastomotic Complications in Bronchial Sleeve Resections?"

Sleeve lobectomy represents a safe and effective treatment for central NSCLC to avoid the risks of pneumonectomy. Induction therapy (IT) may be indicated in advanced stages; however, the effect of IT on bronchial anastomoses remains uncertain. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the impact of IT on the complications of the anastomoses.


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Name: World journal of surgery
ISSN: 1432-2323


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