Article Abstract

Pulmonary metastectomy: impact of tumor histology and size

Authors: Michal J. Lada, Michael T. Milano, Carolyn E. Jones


Resection of isolated pulmonary metastases from extrapulmonary primary malignancies has been shown to prolong survival (1,2). Although there are no randomized trials to date validating pulmonary metastectomy, retrospective data (3) support resection for isolated lung involvement.