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May-June 2022| Vol 55| Issue 3


Management of pulmonary ground glass opacity: A review of current clinical practice guidelines

The wide application of computed tomography (CT) and lung cancer screening has increased the incidence of ground-glass opacities (GGOs). For those malignant potential of pulmonary lesions, several g...


Preoperative percutaneous localization of multiple ipsilateral pulmonary nodules: A systematic review

With the increased radiological investigations applied to lung cancer screening, a growing number of small pulmonary nodules that should undergo biopsy or surgical removal are being identified. Accu...


Management of screen-detected lung nodule: A single-center experience

Low-dose computed tomography screening has recently increased the detection rate of small pulmonary nodules. The surgical techniques and policies for managing screen-detected lung nodules are differ...


Low-dose computed tomography screening, follow-up, and management of lung nodules – An expert consensus statement from Taiwan

Lung cancer has the highest mortality rates in many advanced countries including those in Europe and America. In Taiwan, lung cancer had, in the last 10 years, the third incidence and the highest mo...

Original Article

Preoperative computed tomography-guided patent blue localization for pulmonary nodules: A single-center experience

Background: The increasing lung cancer screening for asymptomatic adults via computed tomography (CT) has increased the discovery of intermediate pulmonary nodules (PNs) that are small, with ...

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ISSN - Print: 1682-606X, Online: 2213-5413

Formosan Journal of Surgery, a publication of Taiwan Surgical Association, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Bimonthly print on demand compilation of issues published.

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