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ICU Management

Higher VTE Risk in Lung Cancer Surgery Patients

2015 06 May

Lung cancer surgery patients are at greater risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), than previously thought, with elevated risks of complications or death. These findings are based on three separate studies that examined the problem of VTE after surgery for lung cancer, indicating... Read more

Executive Health Management

Collaboration for Better Lung Cancer Surgery Outcomes

2014 30 Dec

Collaboration between The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the European Society of Thoracic Surgery (ESTS) is expected to help improve the quality of patient care by linking outcomes data on chest procedures, beginning with lung cancer surgery. A draft manuscript and data have already been circulated and the outcomes are expected to be presented... Read more