Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Pediatric Solid Tumors
AbstractMetastatic disease and the complications of treating metastatic disease are the primary causes of mortality in children with solid malignancies. Nearly 25% of children with solid tumors have metastatic disease at initial diagnosis and another 20% develop metastases during or after treatment. The most common location of these metastases is the lung. The role of surgery in metastatic disease depends greatly on the histology of the primary. In general, tumors that are refractory to adjuvant therapies are most appropriate for pulmonary metastasectomy. This article will summarize the indications for metastasectomy in pediatric solid tumors and discuss the ongoing debate over the technique of metastasectomy in osteosarcoma. View Full-Text
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Croteau, N.J.; Heaton, T.E. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Pediatric Solid Tumors. Children 2019, 6, 6.
Croteau NJ, Heaton TE. Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Pediatric Solid Tumors. Children. 2019; 6(1):6.Chicago/Turabian Style
Croteau, Nicole J.; Heaton, Todd E. 2019. "Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Pediatric Solid Tumors." Children 6, no. 1: 6.
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