Treatment of stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. Most patients 86. Excisional biopsy for management of lateral tongue leukoplakia. Table 2 Multivariable analysis for independent factors on overall survival. Data sharing is not applicable to this article as no datasets were generated or analyzed during the current study. Lung Cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer.
The intraoperative bleeding in the incisional biopsy group 5. However, not all patients with SCLN metastasis can have a complete resection.
To our knowledge, this was the first study to explore the prognosis of SCLN-biopsied lung cancer patients. Patients who received incisional biopsy in our study tended to have SCLNs that were of a larger or fixed size and were bulky.
Patient eligibility criteria were as follows: Supraclavicular lymph node SCLN biopsies play an important role in diagnosing and staging lung cancer. Another patient in the excisional biopsy group suffered a wound infection and dehiscence; however, the wound healed after drainage and antibiotic treatment.
Many factors might affect the prognosis of lung cancer. Am J Surg. We noted that 49 patients 24.
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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics. Risk of pleural recurrence after computed tomographic-guided percutaneous needle biopsy in stage I lung cancer patients.
Consent for publication Not applicable. Microscopic residual disease after resection for lung cancer: One patient who received an excisional biopsy suffered a cerebral infarction on the first postoperative day, and his condition worsened; he lived only 2.
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Pisters et al. Because of the small sample size of stage IIIB patients, further studies are necessary to confirm this result. Third, an incisional biopsy should be performed only as a last resort when an excisional biopsy was impossible.
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