Онкология RESULTS OF VIDEOTHORASCOPIC THYMECTOMY USED FOR PATIENTS WITH THYMOMA-ASSOCIATED MYASTHENIA
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RESULTS OF VIDEOTHORASCOPIC THYMECTOMY USED FOR PATIENTS WITH THYMOMA-ASSOCIATED MYASTHENIA

E.I. Sigal, R.E. Sigal, A.M. Sigal, M.V. Burmistrov, V.P. Potanin

Tatarstan Cancer Сenter, Kazan

 

 

Sigal A.M. — oncologist of the Department of Esophagus Surgery 

29 Sibirskiy Trakt, Kazan, Russian Federation, 420029, tel. +7-917-292-93-93, e-mail: Этот адрес электронной почты защищён от спам-ботов. У вас должен быть включен JavaScript для просмотра.

 

Abstract. The article describes the experience of videothoracoscopic thymectomy used in 38 patients with myasthenia combined with tumoral pathology in the period between 1996 till 2014. The average age of the patients was 49,3±14,5 years (from 26 till 71 years old). The proportion of men and women was equal and made 19 of each sex. Distribution of patients in accordance to the degree of invasion by the method of A. Masaoka was as follows: first degree — 24 (63,15%), second degree — 8 (21%), third degree — 6 (15,78%). 5 year survival rate in accordance to Kaplan-Mayer was 85,1%. When evaluating the influence of operative treatment on the clinical course of myasthenia in accordance to A. Keynos scale excellent and good results were pointed out in more than half of the cases: during 3 year course — 57,6%, during 5 year course — 65,2%. 

Key words: thymus, thoracoscopy, thymoma, myasthenia.





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