Journal of Microwave Surgery
Online ISSN : 1882-210X
Print ISSN : 0917-7728
ISSN-L : 0917-7728
Volume 34 , Issue 2
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  • Akira Iyoda, Satoshi Koezuka, Takashi Azumi, Takashi Makino, Hajime Ot ...
    2016 Volume 34 Issue 2 Pages 47-51
    Published: 2016
    Released: December 29, 2016

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Surgical resection is the standard treatment for primary lung cancer. However, the critical morbidity after surgical resection, especially in patients with octogenarian, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or pulmonary fibrosis, is problematic. In chest surgery, minimal invasiveness, especially video-assisted thoracic surgery and a less radical resection is an important topic. Perioperative respiratory rehabilitation is useful for preventing postoperative complications. We discuss about recent topics of treatment in patients with lung cancer.

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