Superiority of Video-Assisted to Standard Mediastinoscopy in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Staging


Ergene G., Baysungur V., Okur E., Tezel C., Sevilgen G. , Halezeroglu S.

THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, vol.60, no.8, pp.541-544, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0031-1299577
  • Title of Journal : THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
  • Page Numbers: pp.541-544
  • Keywords: mediastinoscopy, videomediastinoscopy, lung cancer, staging, CLASSIFICATION

Abstract

Background We compared the efficiency of videomediastinoscopy (VM) and standard mediastinoscopy (SM) in detecting mediastinal lymph node (MLN) metastasis in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.