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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29354173/pulmonary-carcinoids-analysis-of-early-and-long-term-surgical-treatment-outcomes-in-a-group-of-90-patients
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Mariusz Kasprzyk, Jan Musiałkiewicz, Mikołaj Kolasiński, Kajetan Jagiełka, Wojciech Dyszkiewicz
Introduction: Over the years, pulmonary carcinoids have been treated as locally malignant tumors because of the favorable prognosis. It is currently known that the clinical course of the disease is mainly dependent on the carcinoid subtype. Aim: To analyze the early and long-term surgical treatment outcomes for typical and atypical carcinoids. Material and methods: A total of 90 patients were treated surgically for pulmonary carcinoid tumors in the years 2007-2015...
December 2017: Kardiochirurgia i Torakochirurgia Polska, Polish Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29353500/-doege-potter-syndrome-with-giant-malignant-solitary-fibrous-tumour-of-the-pleura
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József Kas, Attila Csekeő, Csaba Fehér, Attila Vágvölgyi, Gábor Grmela, Judit Varga, Zsolt Rozgonyi, Ibolya Soltész, János Fillinger, Zsuzsanna Pápai, Erika Lahm, Pál Vadász
Infrequent solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura are associated with hypoglycaemia only in a few percent of the cases; this condition is called Doege-Potter syndrome, named after its first descriptors. Our 63 years old male patient has previously undergone clinical treatment for intrathoracic fluid accumulation on the left side caused by a giant tumour-like mass in the lower left lobe detected by CT scan. In the course of further investigations performed due to increasing load-induced dyspnoea, lung core biopsy verified low grade sarcoma in the tumour...
January 2018: Orvosi Hetilap
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29352586/the-impact-of-enhanced-recovery-after-surgery-eras-protocol-compliance-on-morbidity-from-resection-for-primary-lung-cancer
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Luke J Rogers, David Bleetman, David E Messenger, Natasha A Joshi, Lesley Wood, Neil J Rasburn, Timothy J P Batchelor
OBJECTIVE: The adoption of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs in thoracic surgery is relatively recent with limited outcome data. This study aimed to determine the impact of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathway on morbidity and length of stay in patients undergoing lung resection for primary lung cancer. METHODS: This prospective cohort study collected data on consecutive patients undergoing lung resection for primary lung cancer between April 2012 and June 2014 at a regional referral center in the United Kingdom...
December 19, 2017: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29348280/marked-cachexia-in-probable-invasive-pulmonary-aspergillosis-with-bronchopleural-fistula
#4
Christiana Page, Laura Blazy, Melanie Jenkins, Rosalba Spiritoso
A 49-year-old man with a medical history of diabetes and heavy smoking was admitted to intensive care with severe bilateral pneumonia associated with marked cachexia. He developed a complex right-sided bronchopleural fistula and was transferred to our tertiary centre for consideration of surgical intervention.Despite escalation of antibiotic therapy, he did not improve and further investigations led to a diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Definitive treatment plans required a right pneumonectomy; however, given the severity of cachexia, he remained unable to undergo such a large operation...
January 17, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29346041/post-treatment-mortality-after-surgery-and-stereotactic-body-radiotherapy-for-early-stage-non-small-cell-lung-cancer
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William A Stokes, Michael R Bronsert, Robert A Meguid, Matthew G Blum, Bernard L Jones, Matthew Koshy, David J Sher, Alexander V Louie, David A Palma, Suresh Senan, Laurie E Gaspar, Brian D Kavanagh, Chad G Rusthoven
Purpose In early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), post-treatment mortality may influence the comparative effectiveness of surgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), with implications for shared decision making among high-risk surgical candidates. We analyzed early mortality after these interventions using the National Cancer Database. Patients and Methods We abstracted patients with cT1-T2a, N0, M0 NSCLC diagnosed between 2004 and 2013 undergoing either surgery or SBRT. Thirty-day and 90-day post-treatment mortality rates were calculated and compared using Cox regression and propensity score-matched analyses...
January 18, 2018: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29341464/left-sleeve-lobectomy-versus-left-pneumonectomy-for-the-management-of-patients-with-non-small-cell-lung-cancer
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Liang Wang, YuQuan Pei, ShaoLei Li, ShanYuan Zhang, Yue Yang
BACKGROUND: The study was conducted to compare the outcomes of sleeve lobectomy (SL) and pneumonectomy (PN) for management of the left lung in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). METHODS: One hundred and thirty-five patients who underwent left SL (n = 87) or left PN (n = 48) for NSCLC from January 2006 to December 2011 were enrolled in this retrospective study. Left SL was performed when technically possible. The clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes in both groups were compared...
January 17, 2018: Thoracic Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29332910/successful-infant-pneumonectomy-with-unilateral-pulmonary-artery-occlusion-test
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Koji Kato, Taichi Kato, Satoshi Hayano, Yoshie Fukasawa, Atsushi Numaguchi, Tetsuo Hattori, Akiko Saito, Yoshiaki Sato, Masahiro Hayakawa
The use of unilateral pulmonary artery occlusion (UPAO) test for the preoperative evaluation of pneumonectomy was reported in adult patients. On the contrary, in infants, no strategies have yet been recommended to predict hemodynamics after pneumonectomy, nor has use of the UPAO test been reported. We describe the first case of infant with abnormal pulmonary circulation in whom successful pneumonectomy was performed after preoperative evaluation using UPAO test. Right pneumonectomy was planned for an 8-month-old girl, because of decreased right pulmonary function, high risk of pneumothorax, and impaired left lung expansion due to overexpansion caused by severe left bronchial stenosis and bronchomalacia...
January 15, 2018: International Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29328754/pioneers-of-pneumonectomy-for-carcinoma-of-the-lung
#8
Harold Ellis
The first reports of successful pneumonectomy for carcinoma.
September 2017: Journal of Perioperative Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29325089/trends-and-results-of-lung-cancer-surgery-in-finland-between-2004-and-2014
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Jarmo Gunn, Johanna Valo, Jussi Sipilä, Päivi Rautava, Eero Sihvo, Ville Kytö
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the current trends and results of lung cancer surgery in Finland at the population level. METHODS: Three compulsory national registries provided the data on surgical treatment of lung cancer during 2004 and 2014. Outcomes of interest were all-cause mortality, population level surgical rates and frequencies of resections. The data were divided into 2 eras to analyse changes in treatment strategies and baseline characteristics: 2004-2009 and 2010-2014...
January 8, 2018: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312773/post-transplant-native-pneumonectomy-for-interstitial-fibrosis-and-small-cell-lung-cancer
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Ramon T Li, Sanam Zahedi, Judy Trieu, Alfred S Lea, William J Calhoun, Alexander G Duarte, Jianping Zhao, Ikenna C Okereke
Lung transplantation is a definitive treatment for select patients with end-stage pulmonary disease. Following transplantation, the reported rate of lung cancer is between 1-9% and is associated with a variety of risk factors, including smoking history and chronic immunosuppression. The majority of post-transplant lung cancer reported in the literature is histologically classified as non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). We report a unique case of early stage small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) identified in the native lung following single lung transplantation...
December 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312763/nut-midline-carcinoma-as-a-primary-lung-tumor-a-case-report
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Jiashun Cao, Donghong Chen, Fan Yang, Jingjing Yao, Weipeng Zhu, Chuanduo Zhao
NUT (nuclear protein in testis) midline carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor arising in midline structures, such as head, neck and mediastinum. In the 2015 WHO classification of lung tumours, it was categorized in "Epithelial tumors". However, because of limited clinical data, its biological features have not been fully recognized. We report a case of NUT midline carcinoma presented as a primary lung tumor. Pneumonectomy was performed without any neoadjuvant therapy and it turned out to be a gross total resection...
December 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312753/review-of-malignant-pleural-mesothelioma-survival-after-talc-pleurodesis-or-surgery
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REVIEW
Emanuela Taioli, Maaike van Gerwen, Meredith Mihalopoulos, Gil Moskowitz, Bian Liu, Raja Flores
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive tumor and the prognosis is still dismal despite the various proposed multimodal treatment plans. Currently, new palliative treatments, such as talc pleurodesis, are being explored besides traditional surgery. This review reports survival rates after talc pleurodesis in comparison to surgery in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. A systematic literature search yielded 49 articles eligible for this review. The mean survival in the talc pleurodesis group was 14 months compared to 17 and 24 months for the pleurectomy decortication (P/D) group and extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) group, respectively...
December 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312703/isolated-unilateral-absence-of-pulmonary-artery-in-adulthood-a-clinical-analysis-of-65-cases-from-a-case-series-and-systematic-review
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Ping Wang, Ling Yuan, Juhong Shi, Zuojun Xu
Background: Isolated unilateral absence of pulmonary artery (UAPA) in adulthood is a rare congenital anomaly. Although some case reports exist, the clinical symptomatology, lung parenchymal features, collateral circulation and therapeutic approaches in adult patients with isolated UAPA remain unknown. The objectives of this study are to investigate the clinical characteristics, elucidate the correlation between clinical symptomatology and radiology, and summarize treatment of adult patients with isolated UAPA...
December 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309720/radical-multimodality-therapy-for-malignant-pleural-mesothelioma
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REVIEW
Omar Abdel-Rahman, Zeinab Elsayed, Hadeer Mohamed, Mostafa Eltobgy
BACKGROUND: Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an almost always fatal tumour, for which palliative platinum-based chemotherapy is currently the standard treatment. Multimodal therapeutic strategies incorporating surgery, radiation therapy or photodynamic therapy and chemotherapy have been recommended for selected patients but there is no consensus about their effectiveness. OBJECTIVES: To assess the benefits and harms of radical multimodal treatment options (including radical surgery ± radical radiotherapy ± photodynamic therapy ± systemic therapy) compared to each other or to palliative treatments, for people with malignant pleural mesothelioma...
January 8, 2018: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29303291/-malign-pleural-mesothelioma-so-far-an-undefeated-tumor
#15
Vítězslav Kolek
Malign pleural mesothelioma is the most frequent primary tumor of the pleura of high aggressiveness. Its most frequent cause is contact with asbestos and, although working with asbestos is already prohibited in developed countries, its incidence is on the increase so far. Diagnostics primarily considers anamnesis, clinical symptoms and immunohistochemical examination of a tumor sample. The basic therapy used over the past 10 years is chemotherapy with cisplatin - pemetrexed combinations. Numerous studies are going on with a different biologically targeted therapy, immunotherapy and other drugs which may improve patients prognosis...
2018: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290266/long-term-outcomes-of-surgical-resection-for-stage-iv-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-a-national-analysis
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Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Lin Gu, Shivani A Shah, Babatunde A Yerokun, Thomas A D'Amico, Matthew G Hartwig, Mark F Berry
OBJECTIVE: Treatment guidelines recommend surgical resection in select cases of stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) but are based on limited evidence. This study evaluated outcomes associated with surgery in stage IV disease. METHODS: Factors associated with survival of stage IV NSCLC patients treated with surgery in the National Cancer Date Base (2004-2013) were evaluated using multivariable Cox proportional hazards analyses. Outcomes of the subset of patients with cT1-2, N0-1, M1 and cT3, N0, M1 disease treated with surgery or chemoradiation were evaluated using Kaplan-Meier analyses...
January 2018: Lung Cancer: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29284511/choice-of-postoperative-radiation-for-stage-iiia-pathologic-n2-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-impact-of-metastatic-lymph-node-number
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Siwei Wang, Zhifei Ma, Xiangbao Yang, Yajing Wang, Youtao Xu, Wenjia Xia, Rui Chen, Mantang Qiu, Feng Jiang, Rong Yin, Lin Xu, Keping Xu
BACKGROUND: Postoperative radiation (PORT) is an option for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with resectable stage IIIA pathological N2 status (pN2). For patients with PORT, this study aims to investigate the impact of the exact number of positive lymph nodes (LNs) on overall survival (OS) and lung cancer-specific survival (LCSS). METHODS: Within the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database, we identified 3373 patients with stage IIIA pathological N2 status (pN2) NSCLC who underwent a lobectomy or pneumonectomy from 2004 to 2013...
December 29, 2017: Radiation Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29280429/case-report-carbapenemase-producing-enterobacteriaceae-in-an-asylum-seeker-with-multidrug-resistant-tuberculosis
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Sofanne J Ravensbergen, Christina Louka, Mariëtte Lokate, Erik Bathoorn, Spyros Pournaras, Tjip S van der Werf, Wiel C M de Lange, Ymkje Stienstra, Onno W Akkerman
A Syrian asylum seeker with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) developed a bronchopleural fistula after pneumonectomy. Although screening tests were negative on admission, carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae were cultured after a few months of TB treatment. Prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms is reported to be increased in asylum seekers compared with the general Dutch population. Arduous conditions during transit and interrupted health care delivery in our patient led to multiple-resistant microorganisms that complicated treatment...
December 26, 2017: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29277671/early-and-long-term-results-of-tracheal-sleeve-pneumonectomy-for-lung-cancer-after-induction-therapy
#19
Domenico Galetta, Lorenzo Spaggiari
BACKGROUND: The role of induction therapy (IT) and its effects on morbidity and mortality of patients receiving tracheal sleeve pneumonectomy (TSP) are unclear. We evaluated early and long-term outcomes of patients who underwent TSP after IT. METHODS: From 1998 to 2015, 32 patients (26 men; median age, 63 years) underwent TSP. Twenty-two patients (69%) received IT (cisplatin based chemotherapy). TSPs were all right sided and included 3 completion pneumonectomies...
December 22, 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29258674/surgical-outcomes-after-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-and-ipilimumab-for-non-small-cell-lung-cancer
#20
Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Frances McSherry, Nicholas R Mayne, Xiaofei Wang, Mark F Berry, Betty Tong, David H Harpole, Thomas A D'Amico, Jared D Christensen, Neal E Ready, Jacob A Klapper
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of using neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus ipilimumab followed by surgery as a treatment strategy for stage II-IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer. METHODS: From 2013 to 2017, postoperative data from patients who underwent surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus ipilimumab in the TOP1201 trial, an open label phase II trial (NCT01820754), were prospectively collected. The surgical outcomes from TOP1201 were compared with outcomes in a historical cohort of patients receiving standard preoperative chemotherapy followed by surgery identified from our institution's prospectively collected thoracic surgery database...
December 16, 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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