Pleural recurrences of thymoma: role and effectiveness of intrathoracic chemohyperthermia

Giuseppe Marulli, Marco Mammana, Giovanni Maria Comacchio, Federico Rea


Thymoma is a rare tumor of the anterior mediastinum characterized by a relatively indolent behavior. Surgery is the cornerstone in the treatment of this tumor and completeness of resection is the main prognostic factor (1).