Is a high preoperative HbA1c level a risk factor for postoperative complications in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer?

  • Published on 07/04/2024
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Uramoto Hidetaka , Mizoguchi Takaki , Motono Nozomu Department of Thoracic Surgery Kanazawa Medical University 1-1 Daigaku, Uchinada-machi, Kahoku-gun 920-0293 Ishikawa Japan


Purpose Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common comorbidity of lung cancer. We hypothesized that severe DM is associated with increased complications after surgical resection of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Methods A review of our retrospective thoracic database identified 1139 consecutive surgical resections for NSCLC from 2002 to 2021. Our analysis included the exploration of clinicopathological features, perioperative variables, and surgical outcomes.


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