Surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma: an update of clinical evidence

Christopher Cao*, Zakir Akhunji, Ben Fu, Chloe Wilcox, Elan Novis, David H. Tian, Tristan D. Yan

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Abstract

To investigate the surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma, 2 randomized controlled trials have been completed. We discuss the findings from these trials and the current evidence of various surgical techniques to treat this challenging disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-8
Number of pages3
JournalSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015

Keywords

  • malignant pleural mesothelioma
  • pleurectomy
  • pleurodesis
  • randomized controlled trial

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