Surgery for mesothelioma: the evidence base and a pragmatic approach to surgical treatment

Vasudev Baburaya Pai, Kandadai Seshadri Rammohan, Tom Treasure

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Abstract

The authors were invited to provide a summary of the current evidence and an evidence-based approach to practice. Clinical practice guidelines are not available for India and a formal approach to these would require a properly constituted guideline development group rather than an opinion piece from three surgeons. What we have provided is a critical view of current practice and some pointers to a realistic pragmatic approach intended to avoid non-evidence-based practice and excessive harm to no advantage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-71
Number of pages7
JournalIndian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume34
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2018
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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