Journal article

Pulmonary carcinoid tumours: A multi-centre analysis of survival and predictors of outcome following sublobar, lobar, and extended pulmonary resections

Sameer Thakur, Daniel Florisson, Stacy Telianidis, Nima Yaftian, Jean Lee, Simon Knight, Stephen Barnett, Siven Seevanayagam, Phillip Antippa, Naveed Alam, Gavin Wright

ASIAN CARDIOVASCULAR & THORACIC ANNALS | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Pulmonary carcinoids are rare neoplasms, accounting for approximately 1%-2% of all lung malignancies. A retrospective analysis was undertaken of all patients who underwent surgical resection of pulmonary carcinoid tumours across multiple institutions in Melbourne, Australia. METHODS: From May 2000 through April 2020, 241 patients who underwent surgical resection of pulmonary carcinoid tumours were retrospectively reviewed. Patient demographics, pathologic data, and long-term outcomes were recorded. RESULTS: Median age was 57.7 years and the majority of patients were female (58.9% vs. 41.1%). Typical carcinoid was present in 77.1%. Histological subtype was associated with several ..

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