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CT-gesteuerte Resektion pulmonaler Metastasen [CT-guided resection of pulmonary metastases]

Item Type:Article
Title:CT-gesteuerte Resektion pulmonaler Metastasen [CT-guided resection of pulmonary metastases]
Creators Name:Gaffke, G. and Stroszczynski, C. and Rau, B. and Liebeskind, U. and Huenerbein, M. and Bayraktar, S. and Schlag, P.M. and Felix, R.
Abstract:PURPOSE: To evaluate the feasibility and potential use of intraoperative computed tomography (IOP CT) as guidance for video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Fifteen consecutive patients with peripheral intrapulmonary nodules underwent a thoracoscopy with IOP CT. Solitary lesions were known in 6/15 patients (40 %, group II) whereas 9/15 (60 %, group I) patients had multiple lesions (n >/= 2). IOP CT was performed with the mobile CT scanner Philips Tomoscan M. Radiologists intraoperatively placed percutaneous marks of lung lesions after unsuccessful VATS by use of a lung marker set (Somatex, Teltow, Germany). VATS was performed under general anaesthesia and with double lumen endotracheal intubation for single lung ventilation. Imaging quality and imaging of pulmonary nodules were rated. RESULTS: IOP CT was evaluated as feasible combined with VATS. Thoracotomy was avoided in 5/15 patients where lesions could not be detected by VATS. A CT-guided biopsy was performed in two patients after an unsuccessful attempt of thoracoscopy. There were no documented side effects. CONCLUSION: First clinical results suggest that a combination of VATS and IOP CT is feasible. Thus, the number of open thoracoscopies might be decreased. Intrapulmonary lesions not detectable with VATS could be marked under CT -- guidance intraoperatively and then resected by thoracoscopy.
Keywords:Lung, Pulmonary metastasis, Biopsy, Computed tomography, Thoracoscopy
Source:RoeFo Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Roentgenstrahlen und der neuen bildgebenden Verfahren
Page Range:877-883
Date:1 January 2005
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1055/s-2005-858188
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