Safety and clinical outcomes of computed tomography ‐guided percutaneous microwave ablation in patients aged 80 years and older with early‐stage non‐small cell lung cancer: A multicenter retrospective study
ConclusionsCT ‐guided percutaneous MWA is a safe and effective modality for treating patients aged 80 years and older with early‐stage peripheral NSCLC.
ConclusionCT‐guided percutaneous MWA is safe and effective for the treatment of peripheral NSCLC in patients with a single lung after prior pneumonectomy.
Conclusions: CT-guided 125I seed implantation combined with chemotherapy is an effective, minimally invasive method for the treatment of stage III NSCLC. Furthermore, hemoglobin levels before treatment, D100, and the maximum diameter of the tumor may be prognostic factors in patients with NSCLC treated sequentially with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. PMID: 29441096 [PubMed]
Authors: Fourdrain A, De Dominicis F, Lafitte S, Iquille J, Prevot F, Lorne E, Monconduit J, Bagan P, Berna P Abstract BACKGROUND: Predicted postoperative FEV1 (ppoFEV1) must be estimated preoperatively prior to surgery for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We evaluated a lung volumetry approach based on chest computed tomography (CT). METHODS: A prospective study was conducted over a period of one year in eligible lung cancer patients to evaluate the difference between ppoFEV1 and the 3-month postoperative FEV1 (poFEV1). Patients in whom CT was performed in another hospital and those with factors influencing...
Conclusions Our experience indicates that CT-guided RFA done by the thoracic surgeons is feasible and safe in high-risk patients. Maximum tumor diameter less than 3 cm and lack of extrapulmonary metastasis are all positive prognostic factors of survival after RFA. RFA offers good local control of recurrent NSCLC, lung metastases, and SCLC, also in the long-term period. RFA should continue to offer an alternative option in medically inoperable patients.
Conclusions RBs in this patient population were generally safe. Pneumothorax was the most frequent complication; bleeding, while infrequent, increased the risk of severe events. The diagnostic yields and complications of any particular modality should therefore be discussed with prospective clinical trial participants.
CONCLUSIONS: RBs in this patient population were generally safe. Pneumothorax was the most frequent complication; bleeding, while infrequent, increased the risk of severe events. The diagnostic yields and complications of any particular modality should therefore be discussed with prospective clinical trial participants. PMID: 28499641 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: Rebiopsy of histological samples can be highly successful and feasible by optimal procedural selection.
CONCLUSIONS: The diagnostic yield of small pulmonary lesions by CT-guided TCNB is high, and the procedure is relatively safe. A lesion size ≤1 cm, lower lobe lesions, and pneumothorax are independent risk factors for biopsy diagnostic failure. TCNB specimens could provide adequate tissues for molecular testing. PMID: 28275482 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Soriano V Abstract Radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFA) is a new, minimally invasive technique offered in the treatment of various neoplasms. RFA produces ionic agitation within the area to be treated, resulting in the heating of neoplastic tissue using a radiofrequency generator. Well defined areas of coagulative necrosis are formed, thereby destroying the tumor. Percutaneous CT-guided RFA was performed in 34 patients with 69 lung neoplasms. Six patients were affected by primary Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), and 28 patients presented with metastatic lung nodules originating in various solid tumors....
Conclusion CT guided RFA-ITC provides a good method for treatment of inoperable early stage NSCLC with better survival, less complication and small damage. DOI: 10.3779/j.issn.1009-3419.2016.05.04