Heart, Lung and Circulation
Abstract| Volume 20, ISSUE 4, P270, April 2011

A Single Institution Experience of Surgically Resected Thymomas—Clinicopathological Analysis

      Introduction: Epithelial thymic tumours (ETT), comprise the majority of thymomas and are neoplasms arising from the epithelial thymuic cells and constitute 30% of anterior mediastinal masses in adults. These tumours present a broad spectrum of clinical and morphological characteristics and the small series of known patients makes establishing a standard treatment difficult. This study aims to analyse the clinicopathological characteristics of thymomas encountered in a single Thoracic Surgical unit.


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