Illustrated anatomical segmentectomy for lung cancer

Advances in CT have enabled us to detect small lung cancers, which has changed the lung cancer surgery from lobectomy to a lesser lobar resection such as a segmentectomy or wedge resection. While wedge resection is a simple procedure, it has a higher risk of local recurrence of cancer than a lobecto...

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Main Author: Nomori, Hiroaki.
Other Authors: Okada, Morihito.
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:Advances in CT have enabled us to detect small lung cancers, which has changed the lung cancer surgery from lobectomy to a lesser lobar resection such as a segmentectomy or wedge resection. While wedge resection is a simple procedure, it has a higher risk of local recurrence of cancer than a lobectomy. On the other hand, segmentectomy is a well known curative surgery for small lung cancers. However, it is difficult to perform accurately because of its anatomical complexity, which makes surgeons hesitant to use it. The book "Illustrated Anatomical Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer" provides readers
Physical Description:1 online resource (259 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
Published: Tokyo ; New York : Springer, [2012]
ISBN:9784431541448 (electronic bk.)
4431541446 (electronic bk.)