Selasa, 17 Mei 2011

Pleural mesothelioma surgical treatments

All patients with pleural mesothelioma is diagnosed should get some kind of treatment that can extend the useful life and the survival of the State-of-the-art treatments that are available, although it is not a cure for pleural mesothelioma, as is done with most of the cancers. Treatment of pleural mesothelioma include surgery, chemotherapy, and for the radius of the care and treatment option depends on the number, such as pleural mesothelioma has spread to other organs, at the age of the patient and the patient's general health.

Perform pleural mesothelioma, in all cases, surgery (as part of the lung resection), if the diagnose at an early stage. If the diagnosis of pleural mesothelioma is at late stage of the detailed rules for the application of surgery can produce the result as a disease, such as most have already metastatized to other bodies for the body and the surgery will help a lot. If the surgical resection is performed at an early stage of the disease, it may slow down the spread of the disease.

Common surgical procedures in the treatment of pleural mesothelioma include pneumonectomy (whole or part of the lungs, which is also used in the treatment of the Elimination of all forms of lung cancer), extrapleural pneumonectomy and pleurectomy (by removing the element) or the pleura. Extrapleural pneumonectomy encompasses the entire lung from the lung pleura, the membrane and the vulnerability of the pericardium (which covers the mesothelial lining of the heart) is to be deleted. Extrapleural pneumonectomy is best suited for the care of patients with pleural mesothelioma.

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