VIDEO: Nonclinical factors affect lung resection survival




SAN FRANCISCO– A study of data from more than 200,000 patients identified several nonclinical factors ssociated with 30-day survival after lung resection for non–small cell lung cancer, Dr. Manu S. Sancheti reported at the annual clinical congress of the American College of Surgeons.

The analysis by Dr. Sancheti and his associates won the top prize for poster presentations at the congress.

In an interview at the award presentation, Dr. Sancheti of Emory University, Atlanta, described his results and ideas about how physicians and health care systems might use this information to improve care.

He reported having no financial disclosures.

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