Jun 262011

Schuchert et al looked back at 107 patients with stage IA subcentimeter non-small cell lung cancer, and found that 5-year survival was similar (~88%) for those undergoing wedge resection (n=35), segmentectomy (n=40), or lobectomy (n=32). Ann Thorac Surg 2011;91:1681-1688.

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Wedge resection looked OK for subcentimeter NSCLC, retrospectively