Superiority of video-assisted to standard mediastinoscopy in non-small-cell lung cancer staging

Ergene G. , Baysungur V., Okur E. , Tezel C., Sevilgen G., Halezeroglu S.

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, vol.60, no.8, pp.541-544, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0031-1299577
  • Title of Journal : Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
  • Page Numbers: pp.541-544


Background We compared the efficiency of videomediastinoscopy (VM) and standard mediastinoscopy (SM) in detecting mediastinal lymph node (MLN) metastasis in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.