Limited pulmonary function (LPF) related to obstructive disease and emphysema or due to significant lung toxicity resulting from chemotherapy regimens are frequent co-morbidity factors in lung cancer patients. Purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of LPF in lung cancer and its impact of on surgical eligibility and postoperative outcome.

Impact of limited pulmonary function on the management of resectable lung cancer / P. Solli, F. Leo, G. Veronesi, G. Curigliano, A. Martinoni, L. Spaggiari, C. Cipolla, U. Pastorino. - In: LUNG CANCER. - ISSN 0169-5002. - 41:1(2003 Jul), pp. 71-79.

Impact of limited pulmonary function on the management of resectable lung cancer

G. Curigliano;L. Spaggiari;
2003

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Limited pulmonary function (LPF) related to obstructive disease and emphysema or due to significant lung toxicity resulting from chemotherapy regimens are frequent co-morbidity factors in lung cancer patients. Purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of LPF in lung cancer and its impact of on surgical eligibility and postoperative outcome.
perfusion ; humans ; aged ; forced expiratory volume ; patient selection ; aged, 80 and over ; lung ; lung neoplasms ; treatment outcome ; middle aged ; lung volume measurements ; female ; male
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