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Robotic lobectomy has the greatest benefit in patients with marginal pulmonary function

Authors: Monica Casiraghi, Lorenzo Spaggiari

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common co-existing comorbidities in primary lung cancer patients, and it is often associated to other cardio-respiratory disease, due to the same smoking habit, posing those patients to higher risk of post-operative complications.

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