Evaluation of Segmentectomy for Roentgenographically Occult Lung Cancer

Chiaki Endo, Yasuki Saito, Masami Sato, Motoyasu Sagawa, Keiji Kanma, Satomi Takahashi, Katuo Usuda, Sigefumi Fujimura

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In order to preserve lung function with curative intent, we performed a total of six segmentectomies for five roentgenographically occult lung cancer patients. All bronchi were preoperatively observed and brushed. Biopsy was performed for all lesions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-322
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Lung Cancer
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jan 1


  • Limited resection with curative intent
  • Roentgenographically occult
  • Segmentectomy
  • lung cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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