Bibliographic details

Ferguson M K.  Optimal management when unsuspected N2 nodal disease is identified during thoracotomy for lung cancer: cost-effectiveness analysis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2003; 126(6): 1935-1942


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung /economics /mortality /pathology /surgery; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Humans; Lung Neoplasms /economics /mortality /pathology /surgery; Lymphatic Metastasis; Neoadjuvant Therapy /economics; Pneumonectomy /economics; Quality-Adjusted Life Years; Survival Rate; Thoracotomy /economics