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Mesothelioma Cancer treatment details. Surgery. Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Survival: 12.4 months
Toxicity Grade:
Treatments: Surgery
Country: Austria
City/State/Province: Vienna
Hospital: Medical University of Vienna
Journal: Link
Date: 4/2008

Patients: This study involved forty-nine patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. There were 10 women and 39 men, with a median age of 59 years, ranging from 28 to 81.
Some had previously been treated with chemotherapy drugs such as pemetrexed, cisplatin, gemcitabine, carboplatin, and doxorubicin.

Treatment: Patients were treated with surgery, extrapleural pneumonectomy.

Toxicity: Complications from surgery included atrial fibrillation, laryngeal nerve palsy, temporary paraplegia, and stroke.

Results: The median overall survival was 12.4 months (376 days).

Correspondence: Dr. Walter Klepetko

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