Solitary pulmonary nodules: Pathological outcome of 150 consecutively resected lesions

Ben Davies, Sudip Ghosh, David Hopkinson, Roger Vaughan, Gaetano Rocco

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Abstract

We investigated the pathological outcome of lung resections undertaken for solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs) 0.05). An appreciation of cancer risk is crucial to the informed counselling and intelligent management of patients presenting with lung masses. In this cohort 78% of the SPNs proved to be malignant, a higher figure than other workers have previously been described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-20
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2005

Keywords

  • Lung cancer
  • Lung resection
  • Solitary pulmonary nodule

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery

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