Can hyperthermic intrathoracic perfusion chemotherapy added to lung sparing surgery be the solution for malignant pleural mesothelioma?


Isik A. F. , Sanli M., Dikensoy Ö. , Aytekin I., Benli Y., Sevinc A., ...More

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.24, no.2, pp.325-332, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.11798
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.325-332

Abstract

Background: This study aims to investigate whether hyperthermic intrathoracic perfusion chemotherapy added to lung sparing cytoreductive surgery is superior to extrapleural pneumonectomy in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma in terms of survival.