LUNG CANCER SURGERY – lobectomy or wedge resection for early cancer? | BTK/RAS-ACS Journal Cast #4

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Behind the Knife (BTK) and Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) present:

Journal Cast #4 – Lobectomy vs Limited Resection for T1N0 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

A chest CT shows a small lung lesion highly suspicious for malignancy in a current smoker. Can you get away with a wedge resection, or should you still perform a lobectomy? Watch this short video to find out the answer!

Presented by:
Kimberly Linden, MD
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Cooper University Hospital

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May 13, 2022

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