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Tumor Board Chest conference: Pneumonectomy 2014

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María Rodríguez, María Teresa Gómez Hernández, Nuria M Novoa, José Luis Aranda, Marcelo F Jiménez, Gonzalo Varela
OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the restrictiveness of selection criteria for lung resection in lung cancer patients over 80 years of age compared to those applied in younger patients. Compare and analyze 30-day mortality and postoperative complications in both groups of patients. METHODS: Case-controlled retrospective analysis. STUDY POPULATION: Consecutive patients undergoing elective anatomical lung resection. Population was divided into octogenarians (cases) and younger patients (controls)...
May 2015: Archivos de Bronconeumología
Laura Schneider, Forough Farrokhyar, Colin Schieman, Yaron Shargall, Joanne D'Souza, Ivana Camposilvan, Wael C Hanna, Christian J Finley
BACKGROUND: Pneumonectomy has the highest mortality rate among resections for lung cancer, with limited literature differentiating predictors of postpneumonectomy in-hospital mortality (IHM) from early postdischarge mortality (PDM). This study aims to examine the burden of death over time and to identify potential predictive factors, including patient comorbidities and hospital and surgeon volumes. METHODS: Data were abstracted from an Ontario population-based linked database from 2005 to 2011...
December 2014: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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