A new staging proposal for pulmonary metastases

U. Pastorino, P. M. McCormack, R. J. Ginsberg

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Abstract

In 1991, the International Registry of Lung Metastases was formed by 18 thoracic surgery departments in Europe and North America. Statistical analysis of combined data from the Registry revealed significant variables in patient selection, which helped to guide treatment modalities for specific patients. A simple system of stage classification is presented in this article as a basis for discussions on future results and for clinical trial design.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
JournalChest Surgery Clinics of North America
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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