Lung Cancer: Posttherapy Imaging and Complications

Patricia M. de Groot, Girish S. Shroff, Brett W. Carter, Myrna C.B. Godoy, Andrew Plodkowski, Jane Ko, Reginald F. Munden

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In patients with early-stage lung cancer, surgical resection is the treatment of choice. Knowledge of the expected postsurgical changes and awareness of the temporal evolution of these findings as well as potential complications are important in avoiding misinterpretation. We review the surgical techniques used for lung cancer resection, expected postoperative radiologic manifestations, as well as potential early and late postoperative complications in order to improve diagnostic interpretation and optimize patient management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
StateAccepted/In press - Jul 25 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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