Research Article

Definition and Management of Superior Sulcus Tumors

There has been a big confusion about the definition of Pancoast Tumor and Superior Sulcus Tumors (SST) which originate from the extreme apex of the lung and cause pains and distinct symptoms/signs at the presentation depending on which critical anatomical structures involved by the tumors.

Published 24 Oct, 2018


Letter to Editor

Mediastinal Closure for Coverage of the Bronchial Stump after Right Pneumonectomy

Bronchopleural Fistula (BPF) is a serious complication of pneumonectomy and can greatly contribute to morbidity and mortality.

Published 30 Mar, 2018


Case Report

Low-Grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma with Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombus and Intracardiac Extension

The endometrial stromal sarcoma is a rare neoplasm of the uterine origin.

Published 30 Mar, 2018


Research Article

Systematic Review of Studies Reporting on the Accuracy of PET-CT in Detecting Intra Thoracic Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with NSCLC

Introduction: Therapeutic options and prognosis for patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) are mainly determined by the metastatic spread of disease the mediastinal lymph nodes.

Published 05 Feb, 2018


Case Report

False-Positive Finding on Positron Emission Tomography after Lung Cancer Surgery: Back to Operative Report

18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (FDG-PET/ CT) is an imaging method for staging/restaging of various malignancies.

Published 12 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Real-World Practice Patterns in the Treatment of Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; the Israeli Experience

Background: Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) is a highly heterogeneous condition, with many treatment options.

Published 24 Aug, 2017


Clinical Image

Surgeons’ Secret Duty

Bronchopleural fistula (BPF) in 51-year-old patient (Figure 1) underwent right pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), pT2N1 on April 16, 2015.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Review Article

Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Tracheal Resection

Thoracotomy or video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) with 3 to 4 incisions is the traditional way to perform a tracheal resection for tumors of the lower third of the trachea, but it also can be performed using only one incision.

Published 03 Jul, 2017


Editorial

What is the Level of Evidence for the Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Treatment of Lung Cancer?

Looking back, lung cancer surgery has been performed by thoracotomy for several decades with no major changes.

Published 02 Jun, 2017


Editorial

Breathomics in Lung Cancer

Lung cancer (LC) is a major public health problem worldwide. Very often patients have their symptoms diagnosed at the later stages when the chances of survival are little.

Published 24 May, 2017


Editorial

The Identification of Containing Tumors by Needle Biopsy Examinations of Resected Surgical Specimens for Small Lung Cancer

The intraoperative cutting the central tumor lesion of resected lung specimens for the purpose of rapid diagnosing often makes it difficult to evaluate pleural or stromal invasion, which are indicators of tumor aggressiveness in early stage lung adenocarcinoma predicting such as minimally invasive adenocarcinoma that exhibit a ground glass with a little solid appearance on computed tomography.

Published 12 May, 2017





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