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Carcinoma In Situ at the Bronchial Resection Margin

Carcinoma In Situ at the Bronchial Resection Margin IASLC STAGING COMMITTEE ARTICLE A Review Eric Vallie`res, MD,* Paul Van Houtte, MD,† William D. Travis, MD,‡ Ramon Rami-Porta, MD,§ and Peter Goldstraw, MB, FRCS, on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) International Staging Committee chial margin status can thus be classified as R0 when the Abstract: Carcinoma in situ at the mucosal bronchial resection margin is clean of all malignancy both grossly and micro- margin is a rarely reported event. At present, such histological scopically, R1 when the margin is grossly uninvolved but findings at the resection margins are classified as R1(is), thus microscopically positive and R2 in the presence of grossly representing an incomplete resection. A review of the English positive margins. Presently, the presence of CIS at the bron- literature on the topic was undertaken to try to better define the chial margin is considered to represent R1 resected disease significance of such findings and to define possible areas of pro- with the added qualifier (is) for in situ. However, it seems that spective data acquisition to further define the problem and its the prognosis of R1(is) at the bronchial margin is much better management. 7,9,11 than that of other http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Thoracic Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

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1556-0864
DOI
10.1097/JTO.0b013e31822ae082
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21918388
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Abstract

IASLC STAGING COMMITTEE ARTICLE A Review Eric Vallie`res, MD,* Paul Van Houtte, MD,† William D. Travis, MD,‡ Ramon Rami-Porta, MD,§ and Peter Goldstraw, MB, FRCS, on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) International Staging Committee chial margin status can thus be classified as R0 when the Abstract: Carcinoma in situ at the mucosal bronchial resection margin is clean of all malignancy both grossly and micro- margin is a rarely reported event. At present, such histological scopically, R1 when the margin is grossly uninvolved but findings at the resection margins are classified as R1(is), thus microscopically positive and R2 in the presence of grossly representing an incomplete resection. A review of the English positive margins. Presently, the presence of CIS at the bron- literature on the topic was undertaken to try to better define the chial margin is considered to represent R1 resected disease significance of such findings and to define possible areas of pro- with the added qualifier (is) for in situ. However, it seems that spective data acquisition to further define the problem and its the prognosis of R1(is) at the bronchial margin is much better management. 7,9,11 than that of other

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Journal of Thoracic OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Oct 1, 2011

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