Strategy of intentional limited resection for lung adenocarcinoma in situ

Terumoto Koike, Teruaki Koike, Masaya Nakamura, Yuki Shimizu, Tatsuya Goto, Seijiro Sato, Masanori Tsuchida


The current issue of European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery published the remarkable work of Sagawa and associates (1), which demonstrated excellent postoperative outcomes following limited resection for small-sized lung ground-glass opacity (GGO) with an intraoperative pathological diagnosis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC).