Article Abstract

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

Authors: Monica Casiraghi, Lorenzo Spaggiari


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.