Trimodality treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma


BATIREL H. F. , METİNTAŞ M., Caglar H. B. , YILDIZELİ B., LAÇİN T., BOSTANCI K., ...More

JOURNAL OF THORACIC ONCOLOGY, vol.3, no.5, pp.499-504, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/jto.0b013e31816fca1b
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THORACIC ONCOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.499-504
  • Keywords: malignant pleural mesothelioma, extrapleural pneumonectomy, high-dose hemithoracic irradiation, adjuvant chemotherapy, PHASE-II TRIAL, EXTRAPLEURAL PNEUMONECTOMY, HEMITHORACIC RADIATION, INDUCTION CHEMOTHERAPY, THERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY, RESECTION, PLEURECTOMY/DECORTICATION, PATTERNS, DISEASE
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Multimodality treatment has achieved significant success in local control and treatment of early-stage malignant pleural mesothelioma patients. However, its favorable effect on survival is questionable.