Caring for Patients with Mesothelioma Principles and Guidelines 1st edition

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Caring for Patients with Mesothelioma Principles and Guidelines 1st edition

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Surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma has had an interesting history and in selected patients remains vital for best outcome. Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a diffuse neoplasm that renders it diffcult to obtain surgical resection margins free of disease. In order to achieve surgical oncologic resection (R0 resection), it would be necessary to remove all the structures that are in contact with the pleura.