Limited resection of stage I primary lung cancer by 1318-nm Nd-YAG laser in high-risk geriatric patients

Stefan B. Watzka, Wilfried Grossmann, Peter N. Wurnig, Franz Lax, Michael Rolf Müller & Peter H. Hollaus
Background: Recent case-matched studies demonstrate that stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in functionally inoperable patients can be treated by limited resection approaches without compromising the oncological result. The recently introduced 1318-nm Nd-YAG laser enables the highly selective[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]