TITLE

Causes of death within 1 year of resection for lung cancer. Early mortality after resection

AUTHOR(S)
Toker, Alper; Dilege, Sukru; Ziyade, Sedat; Eroglu, Osman; Tanju, Serhan; Yilmazbayhan, Dilek; Kilicarslan, Zeki; Kalayci, Goksel
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p515
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objectives: Some of the lung cancer patients who are treated surgically with curative intent ultimately die in the early postoperative period. The aim of this study is to analyze the causes of death within 1 year of resection for lung cancer in our patients. Methods: Six hundred and twenty patients, who underwent resection for lung cancer with a curative intent were reviewed retrospectively. Eighteen patients (2.9%) died due to postoperative complications or within the first month and 51 (8.4%) patients (group 1) died within the first year after operation. Fifty-one patients (group 1) were compared with the survivors (group 2) in terms of age, gender, preoperative FEV 1, pathological tumor node metastasis (TNM), histopathological subtypes, type of resection, completeness of the resection, preoperative Karnofsky performance status and application of postoperative radiotherapy. Results: Pathological TNM (P<0.001), type of resection (P<0.01), histopathological subtype (P<0.001), completeness of the resection (P<0.05) and postoperative radiotherapy (P<0.001) were determined to be significant factors in mortality within 1 year after resection for lung cancer. Conclusions: The patients with pathological stage 3 disease, with large cell histology or who had undergone pneumonectomy have a higher risk of mortality within 1 year. These patients require detailed preoperative work up in terms of metastatic disease and cardiopulmonary physiological status.
ACCESSION #
12576209

 

Related Articles

  • Relationship of shuttle walk test and lung cancer surgical outcome. Win, Thida; Jackson, Arlene; Groves, Ashley M.; Wells, Francis C.; Ritchie, Andrew J.; Munday, Helen; Laroche, Clare M. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Dec2004, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p1216 

    Abstract: Objective: Surgery remains the treatment of choice in patients with potentially resectable lung carcinoma. Both the British Thoracic Society and American Chest Physician guidelines for the selection of patients with lung cancer surgery suggest the use of a shuttle walk test to predict...

  • Prognostic Factors of Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Colorectal Carcinomas. Fengshi Chen; Hanaoka, Nobuharu; Sato, Kiyoshi; Fujinaga, Takuji; Sonobe, Makoto; Shoji, Tsuyoshi; Sakai, Hiroaki; Miyahara, Ryo; Bando, Toru; Okubo, Kenichi; Hirata, Toshiki; Date, Hiroshi // World Journal of Surgery;Mar2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p505 

    Pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal carcinoma is a well-accepted procedure; however, reports on indications and prognostic factors are inconsistent. This study was designed to clarify a role for resection of pulmonary metastases for such tumors and to define the patients who benefit from...

  • An unusual case of squamous cell carcinoma of lung with metastases to the heart. Mehta, A.; Gupta, S.; Muhammad, S. // Indian Journal of Cancer;Apr-Jun2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p266 

    The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old African-American male with fever, productive cough with hemoptysis, right sided chest pain with weight loss of seven kilograms (kg) over the past two months. The patient undergone a series of examination, which revealed squamous carcinoma in the...

  • Pulmonary metastasectomy: Review of experience at a tertiary cancer care center. Deo, Suryanarayana S. V.; Shukla, Nootan Kumar; Khanna, Paras; Jha, Deepak; Pandit, Archit; Thulkar, Sanjay // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p535 

    Background: Thirty to 40% of all extra thoracic cancers lead to secondary pulmonary lesions and approximately 20% of these cases feature metastases that are confined to the lungs. There is benefit of pulmonary metastasectomy in a select subset of patients. Aims: The goal of this study was to...

  • The Role of KRAS Mutational Analysis to Determine the Site of Origin of Metastatic Carcinoma to the Lung: A Case Report. Ahmed, N. Alkhasawneh; Dong, Hui-Jia; Liu, Chen; Allegra, Carmen; Allan, Robert W. // Case Reports in Pathology;2012, p1 

    Metastatic carcinomas involving the lung are a common specimen encountered in surgical pathology. These metastases may have different morphologic, and architectural patterns and may mimic primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma, especially the intraalveolar (lepidic) pattern of spread which may...

  • Prognostic factors for survival after complete resections of synchronous lung cancers in multiple lobes: pooled analysis based on individual patient data. Tanvetyanon, T.; Finley, D. J.; Fabian, T.; Riquet, M.; Voltolini, L.; Kocaturk, C.; Fulp, W. J.; Cerfolio, R. J.; Park, B. J.; Robinson, L. A. // Annals of Oncology;Apr2013, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p889 

    Background Some reports suggest that patients with synchronous multiple foci of nonsmall-cell lung cancers (NSCLC) distributed in multiple lobes have a poor prognosis, even when there is no extrathoracic metastasis. The vast majority of such patients do not receive surgical treatment. For those...

  • What is the appropriate operative strategy for radiologically solid tumours in subcentimetre lung cancer patients?†. Hattori, Aritoshi; Suzuki, Kenji; Matsunaga, Takeshi; Miyasaka, Yoshikazu; Takamochi, Kazuya; Oh, Shiaki // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Feb2015, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p244 

    OBJECTIVES Solid lung cancers, even subcentimetre lesions, are considered to be invasive pathologically. However, the clinicopathological features and appropriate operative strategies in patients with these small lesions are still controversial, especially for those with a radiologically solid...

  • Predicting the Mortality Benefit of CT Screening for Second Lung Cancer in a High-Risk Population. Kinsey, C. Matthew; Hamlington, Katharine L.; O’Toole, Jacqueline; Stapleton, Renee; Bates, Jason H. T. // PLoS ONE;11/2/2016, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p1 

    Patients who survive an index lung cancer (ILC) after surgical resection continue to be at significant risk for a metachronous lung cancer (MLC). Indeed, this risk is much higher than the risk of developing an ILC in heavy smokers. There is currently little evidence upon which to base guidelines...

  • Development of a Multiplex Autoantibody Test for Detection of Lung Cancer. Jia, Jing; Wang, Wenzhe; Meng, Wen; Ding, Mingjian; Ma, Shenglin; Wang, Xiaoju // PLoS ONE;Apr2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p1 

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths for both men and women. Early diagnosis of lung cancer has a 5-year survival rate of 48.8%, however, nearly 35% of stage I patients relapses after surgical resection, thus portending a poor prognosis. Therefore, detecting lung cancer in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics