Is wedge resection equivalent to segmentectomy in pathological stage IA (2 cm) non‐small cell lung cancers?

  • Published on 06/06/2024
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Zhirong Zhang 1, Feng Li 2, Shuo Chen 1, Bin Hu 1

1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Beijing Institute of Respiratory Medicine and Beijing Chao‐Yang Hospital Capital Medical University Beijing China
2 Department of Pulmonary Surgery, The Cancer Hospital of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Zhejiang Cancer Hospital) Institute of Basic Medicine and Cancer (IBMC), Chinese Academy of Sciences Hangzhou China


Background Sublobar resection (wedge resection and segmentectomy) has been established as an oncologically equivalent option to lobectomy for early‐stage patients with non‐small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)  2 cm. However, the optimal approach of sublobar resection remains subject to debate. In the present study we aimed to compare the oncological outcomes of wedge resection and segmentectomy in these patients.


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