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Thorac Surg Clin. 2013 Aug;23(3):349-56. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2013.05.002. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

Current status of mediastinal lymph node dissection versus sampling in non-small cell lung cancer.

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Thoracic Surgery, Kress Family Chair in Esophageal Cancer, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Room 9N-955, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada. gail.darling@uhn.ca

Abstract

This article addresses the appropriate use of lymph node sampling versus dissection, recommendations for minimum sampling for staging, and the role of lymph node dissection in improving survival.

KEYWORDS:

Lymph node dissection; Nonsmall cell lung cancer; Staging

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23931018
DOI:
10.1016/j.thorsurg.2013.05.002
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