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 (SCI-Expanded) 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 (SCI-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
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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