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Abstract Esophageal cancer is a highly lethal and aggressive disease and a major public health problem worldwide. The incidence of esophageal cancer in the western hemisphere has increased by 400 % in the past few decades (Posner et al. 2011). Surgery is the mainstay of definitive management of...
The aim of this article is to describe management of complications of radical esophagectomy and to present outcome analysis of prospective study done on patients who underwent radical esophagectomy with 3FLND in our institution. The data analysis and results of our study and its comparison with...
Abstract Thymic tumors represent 0.2–1.5 % of all malignancies with an incidence of 0.15 per 100,000 population. Thymic tumors are most common tumors of the anterior mediastinum accounting for 20 % of all mediastinal tumors and 50 % of all anterior mediastinal tumors. Over 90 % of all thymic...
Abstract Lung cancer is leading site of cancer in Indian males today. The incidence is on the rise. It is generally diagnosed in late stages. The progression free survival and overall survival still remains low. Majority of oncology research today is driven towards molecular profiling of lung...
Abstract Over the last 5 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the interest in and use of robotics in thoracic surgery. The focus of this review is on the use of robotics for pulmonary lobectomy, which is being approached with 3 or 4 arm techniques. Early experiences suggest that the...
Abstract Accurate mediastinal staging is the hallmark of a good thoracic oncology program. Despite advancements in imaging, surgical staging remains the gold standard of mediastinal staging for lung cancer. This review article summarizes the technique of transcervical mediastinal lymph node...
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