Has there been a paradigm shift in mediastinal surgery from open to minimally invasive, and from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to positron emission tomography-computerized tomography (PET-CT) in the last decade?


Toker A., Erus S., KABA E., Tanju S., Ozkan B.

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.28, no.3, pp.861-865, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-013-3233-8
  • Journal Name: SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.861-865
  • Keywords: Thymoma, Thoracoscopy/VATS, Mediastinal tumor, Positron emission tomography (PET), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), THORACOSCOPIC THYMECTOMY, EXPERIENCE, TUMORS, MANAGEMENT, NEOPLASMS, MASSES, CYSTS, FDG

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of diagnostic and surgical developments in the complete resection of the mediastinal masses.