Vol 1, No 9 (September 2017): Mediastinum

Editorial 
Robotic approach for mediastinal lesions: the surgery of extreme locations
Marco Schiavon, Giovanni Maria Comacchio, Giuseppe Marulli, Federico Rea
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Editorial 
Thymic epithelial tumors: still enigmatic neoplasms!
Paul E. Van Schil, Tine Rappé, Bram Verdonck, Stijn Heyman
Mediastinum  
2017;
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7  
Editorial 
Setting the base for new therapeutic strategies against thymic epithelial tumors—miR-145-5p epigenetic regulation
Wolfgang Jungraithmayr, Walter Weder
Mediastinum  
2017;
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6  
Editorial 
Thymic tumors: a never-ending story
Federico Venuta, Sara Mantovani, Ylenia Pecoraro, Davide Amore, Camilla Poggi, Daniele Diso, Marco Anile
Mediastinum  
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5  
Editorial 
Lymph node dissection in thymic malignancies
In Kyu Park
Mediastinum  
2017;
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4  
Editorial 
Relevance of PD-L1 expression status in thymic malignancies
Rudolf M. Huber, Julia Stump, Amanda L. H. Tufman
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2017;
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3  
Poster Session 2 
AB056. PS02.20: Left sided VATS + subxiphoid for radical thymectomy
Jose R. Matilla, Bernhard Moser, Walter Klepetko
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB056  
Poster Session 2 
AB055. PS02.19: Should pulmonary metastasectomy be performed in the thymoma?
Bülent M. Yenigün, Yusuf Kahya, Serpil Dizbay Sak, Ayten Kayı Cangır
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB055  
Poster Session 2 
AB054. PS02.18: Thymic epithelial tumours and additional malignancies: an unresolved enigma
Vincenzo Damiano, Margaret Ottaviano, Marianna Tortora, Pasqualina Perrone, Marina Capuano, Mario Santomauro, Carmen Forino, Giovannella Palmieri
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB054  
Poster Session 2 
AB053. PS02.17: The TYME network of expert centres presents the first Italian consensus conference for thymic epithelial tumours
Martina Imbimbo, Giulia Pasello, Paolo Zucali, Milena Vitali, Iacopo Petrini, Giovannella Palmieri, Rossana Berardi, Valter Torri, Marina C. Garassino, Annalisa Trama
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB053  
Poster Session 2 
AB052. PS02.16: Minimally invasive treatment by robotic surgery of thymoma B2 stage IVA
Ilenia Cavaliere, Franca M. Melfi, Carmelina C. Zirafa, Federico Davini, Gaetano Romano, Alfredo Mussi
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB052  
Poster Session 2 
AB051. PS02.15: Results of extended thymectomy in thymomatous myasthenia gravis
Bülent M. Yenigün, Yusuf Kahya, Bilge Ayça Karabörk Kırmızı, Cabir Yüksel, Serkan Enön, Serpil Dizbay Sak, Ayten Kayı Cangır
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB051  
Poster Session 2 
AB050. PS02.14: Interference of myasthenia gravis (MG) with long term prognosis of thymoma
Berthold Schalke, Christine Mayer, Rebecca Schneider, Sophie Schoetz, Roland Backhaus, Micha Ried, Reiner Neu, Hans S. Hofmann, Alexander Marx, Cleo-Aron Weis, Michael Gerken, Monika Klinkhammer-Schalke
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB050  
Poster Session 2 
AB049. PS02.13: Platinum based chemotherapy in locally advanced non-metastatic thymic carcinoma
Tahir Mehmood
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB049  
Poster Session 2 
AB048. PS02.12: Pre-operative CT staging is an accurate predictor of post-operative histological staging
Alan Kirk, Blane Gordon Mcmillan
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB048  
Poster Session 2 
AB047. PS02.11: Thymic mesenchymal neoplasia: a single institution experience
Giovanni V. Lanza, Claudio Mossetti, Enrico Ruffini, Paolo O. Lausi, Alberto Oliaro, Francesco Guerrera, Pier L. Filosso
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB047  
Poster Session 2 
AB046. PS02.10: ROBOTIC thymectomy for early stage thymoma: single center experience
Giovanni M. Comacchio, Giuseppe Marulli, Alessandro Rebusso, Francesca Calabrese, Marco Schiavon, Federico Rea
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB046  
Poster Session 2 
AB045. PS02.09: Video-assisted thoracic surgery for thymoma: long-term follow up results and prognostic factors
Bengang Hui, Xiao Li, Jun Wang
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB045  
Poster Session 2 
AB044. PS02.08: Surgery for TET in the era of translational research: towards a workflow model incorporating the biobank
Gabriele Alessandrini, Mirella Marino, Giovanni Cigliana, Chiara Mandoj, Simona Di Martino, Simona Baselice, Enzo Gallo, Roberta Merola, Anna Antenucci, Barbara Antoniani, Nicoletta De Bello, Giovannella Palmieri, Edoardo Pescarmona, Laura Conti, Francesco Facciolo, Gennaro Ciliberto
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB044  
Poster Session 2 
AB043. PS02.07: Features of thymoma-associated myasthenia gravis: a retrospective analysis on 346 patients
Anna De Rosa, Roberta Ricciardi, Michelangelo Maestri, Melania Guida, Antonio Chella, Marco Lucchi, Alfredo Mussi
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB043  
Poster Session 2 
AB042. PS02.06: Early outcomes and hospital stay following surgery for thymic masses—robotic versus open surgery
Anna L. W. Tam, Aneez D. B. Ahmed, Atasha Asmat
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB042  
Poster Session 2 
AB041. PS02.05: Predictive value of 18FDG-PET/CT on preoperative management of thymic tumours
Valentina Tassi, Silvia Ceccarelli, Rosanna Capozzi, Valeria Liparulo, Niccolò Daddi, Alessio Gili, Salvatore Messina, Silvio Sivolella, Francesco Puma
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB041  
Poster Session 2 
AB040. PS02.04: DOTATATE PET/CT in thymic atypical carcinoid tumor with secondary ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome
John Agzarian, Hisham Qandeel, Irina Bancos, Geoffrey B. Johnson, Stephen C. Scharf, Geoffrey B. Thompson, Joanne Yi, Xiaotun Zhang, K. Robert Shen
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB040  
Poster Session 2 
AB039. PS02.03: The risk of developing extrathymic malignancies in patients with thymoma after surgery
Masahiro Yanagiya, Jun Matsumoto, Masaaki Nagano, Kazuhiro Nagayama, Jun-Ichi Nitadori, Masaki Anraku, Masaaki Sato, Jun Nakajima
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB039  
Poster Session 2 
AB038. PS02.02: Proposal for refined classification of thymectomy
Hiroyuki Shiono, Hidenori Kusumoto, Teiko Sakurai
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB038  
Poster Session 2 
AB037. PS02.01: Is it necessary a superpower to detect thymoma?
Gaetano Romano, Franca M. Melfi, Carmelina C. Zirafa, Roberta Ricciardi, Michelangelo Maestri, Federico Davini, Ilenia Cavaliere, Alfredo Mussi
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB037  
Poster Session 1 
AB036. PS01.18: Thymoma: a review of the clinical and pathological findings in 66 cases
Fadil Gradica, Lutfi Lisha, Dhimitraq Argjiri, Alma Cani, Fahri Kokici, Zef Perduka, Fiqeret Gradica, Gojard Cerga
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB036  
Poster Session 1 
AB035. PS01.17: Primary thymic adenocarcinoma with signet ring cell features to a 39-year-old male: a case report
Richard Benedict S. Roxas
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB035  
Poster Session 1 
AB034. PS01.16: A case of thymic cyst with papillary proliferation of ciliated epithelium
Hiroshi Matsui, Yohei Taniguchi, Tomohito Saito, Koji Tsuta, Tomohiro Murakawa
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB034  
Poster Session 1 
AB033. PS01.15: Relevance of adhesion molecules for killing of thymoma and thymic carcinoma
Katja Simon-Keller, Fabian Lang, Djeda Belharazem, Alexander Marx
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB033  
Poster Session 1 
AB032. PS01.14: Epithelial tumours of the thymus: experience with a national database on prognostic factors and treatment
Áron K. Ghimessy, Zoltán Lohina, Balázs Gieszer, Attila Farkas, Péter Radeczky, Klára Török, László Mészáros, Levente Bogyó, Mónika Gyugos, János Fillinger, Erika Tóth, Erna Ganofszky, Pál Vadász, Bernhard Moser, Ákos Kocsis, László Agócs, Ferenc Rényi-Vámos, György Lang, Balázs Döme
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB032  
Poster Session 1 
AB031. PS01.13: Clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic factors of patients with thymic carcinoma
Kai-Liang Wu, Yu Yang, Hong-Bing Wang, Xing-Wen Fan
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB031  
Poster Session 1 
AB030. PS01.12. A phase II study of regorafenib in patients with thymoma and thymic carcinoma previously treated with chemotherapy
Matteo Perrino, Silvia Bozzarelli, Paolo A. Zucali, Tommaso De Pas, Matteo Simonelli, Fabio De Vincenzo, Fabio Conforti, Chiara Miggiano, Pasquale Persico, Angela Cioffi, Sara Sala, Federica Mrakic Sposta, Armando Santor
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB030  
Poster Session 1 
AB029. PS01.11. Thymomas are the potential candidates for the immune checkpoint inhibitors therapy
Malgorzata Szolkowska, Ewa Szczepulska-Wojcik, Beata Maksymiuk, Sebastian Winiarski, Piotr Rudzinski, Tadeusz Orlowski, Renata Langfort
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB029  
Poster Session 1 
AB028. PS01.10. Iodine-125 SEED implantation for thymic tumor pleural relapse after failure of chemoradiotherapy
Changlu Wang, Yu Zhang
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB028  
Poster Session 1 
AB027. PS01.09. In-progress: phase 1b study of anetumab ravtansine in patients with mesothelin-expressing malignancies
Alex A. Adjei, Heather A. Wakelee, Sukhmani Padda, Annette Walter, Lisa Cupit, Jonathan Siegel, Ariadna Holynskyj, Konstanze Diefenbach, Barrett H. Childs, Cem Elbi
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB027  
Poster Session 1 
AB026. PS01.08. Acetylcholine receptor antibody levels correlate with clinical status in myasthenic thymomas and non-thymomas
Florit Marcuse, Mario Losen, Pilar Martinez-Martinez, Jan Damoiseaux, Janneke Hoeijmakers, Monique Hochstenbag, Jos Maessen, Marc De Baets
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB026  
Poster Session 1 
AB025. PS01.07. Appropriate time to adjuvant radiotherapy for thymoma with myasthenia gravis after extended thymectomy
Lei Yu
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB025  
Poster Session 1 
AB024. PS01.06. Exploring the genomic heterogeneity of the combined B2-B3 thymoma and nodal metastasis
Margaret Ottaviano, Vincenzo Damiano, Marina Capuano, Marianna Tortora, Pasqualina Perrone, Maria Russo, Umberto Malapelle, Giancarlo Troncone, Giovannella Palmieri
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB024  
Poster Session 1 
AB023. PS01.05. Clinical outcomes for stage-III thymic squamous carcinoma
Lanting Gao
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB023  
Poster Session 1 
AB022. PS01.04. Myasthenia gravis in thymic epithelial tumors incidence and prognosis
Jason Hinton, Weili Wang, Hong Zhang, Nabin Khanal, Maitri Kalra, Kenneth Kesler, Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong, Patrick J. Loehrer
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB022  
Poster Session 1 
AB021. PS01.03. Copy number alteration and gene expression analysis of surgically resected thymic epithelial tumors
Takao Nakanishi, Toshi Menju, Yosuke Fujii, Ryo Miyata, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, Shigeto Nihsikawa, Koji Takahash, Masatsugu Hamaji, Makoto Sonobe, Naoki Nakajima, Akihiko Yoshizawa, Ryo Yamada, Hiroshi Date
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB021  
Poster Session 1 
AB020. PS01.02. Identification of potential biomarkers in thymectomy specimen from myasthenia gravis patients in the MGTX-trial
Cleo-Aron Weis, Christoph Scharff, Philipp Stroebel, Alexander Marx
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB020  
Poster Session 1 
AB019. PS01.01. Diagnostic and prognostic implications of fibrinogen, neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and platelet to lymphocyte ratio in thymic epithelial tumors
Stefan Janik, Thomas Raunegger, Philipp Hacker, Bahil Ghanim, Elisa Einwallner, Jose R. Matilla, Walter Klepetko, Jan Ankersmit, Bernhard Moser
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB019  
Surgery 
AB018. OS04.04. Is video-assisted thymectomy appropriate for large thymomas? Results of a propensity score matching analysis
Wenhan Weng, Xiao Li, Bengang Hui, Jun Wan
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB018  
Surgery 
AB017. OS04.03. Impact of lymph node dissection for thymic malignancies: multi-institutional propensity score matched analysis
Yoohwa Hwang, Chang Hyun Kang, Kwan Yong Hyun, Samina Park, Eung Rae Kim, Hyun Joo Lee, In-Kyu Park, Young Tae Kim, Kyoung Sik Naam, Chang Young Lee, Jin Gu Lee, Dae Joon Kim, Kyoung Young Chung, Jong Ho Cho, Hong Kwan Kim, Yong Soo Choi, Jin Gook Kim, Jae Il Cho, Young Mok Shim, Jin San Bok, Keun Dong Lee, Seo Hoon Choi, Hyung Ryul Kim, Yong Hee Kim, Dong Kwan Kim, Seung Il Park
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB017  
Surgery 
AB016. OS04.02. Comparision of left and right-sided approach video-assisted thymectomy for centrally located thymic tumors
Chenxi Zhong, Ning Xu, Zhitao Gu, Teng Mao, Wentao Fang
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB016  
Translational Science 
AB014. OS03.04. Thymic epithelial tumors phenotype relies on MIR-145-5p epigenetic regulation
Teresa Bellissimo, Federica Ganci, Andrea Sacconi, Claudia Tito, Enzo Gallo, Luciana De Angelis, Silvia Masciarelli, Daniele Diso, Marco Anile, Vincenzo Petrozza, Felice Giangaspero, Edoardo Pescarmona, Francesco Facciolo, Gabriele Alessandrini, Federico Venuta, Giovanni Blandino, Mirella Marino, Francesco Fazi
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB014  
Translational Science 
AB013. OS03.03. Quantitative proteomic analysis of type B thymoma using data independent acquisition mass spectrometry
Qiangling Sun, Xin Ku, Wentao Fang, Wei Yan
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB013  
Translational Science 
AB012. OS03.02. Paraneoplastic syndrome and survival in thymic epithelial tumors the IU experience
Weili Wang, Yong Zang, Hong Zhang, Jessica Smith, Sunil Badve, Kenneth Kesler, Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong, Patrick J. Loehrer
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB012  
Translational Science 
AB011. OS03.01. Expression of L-type amino acid transporter 1 is possible diagnostic and prognostic marker of thymic carcinoma
Sumiko Maeda, Yoshimasa Nakazato, Keitaro Hayashi, Morimichi Nishihir, Takashi Inoue, Osamu Araki, Yoko Karube, Satoru Kobayashi, Masayuki Chida
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB011  
Basic Science 
AB010. OS02.04. Characterization of autoantibody in thymoma with myasthenia gravis by single-cell sequencing of B-cells
Alejandro M. Gomez, Julia Adamska, Sukhmani Padda, Jordan Preiss, Nithya Lingampalli, Heather A. Wakelee, William Robinson
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB010  
Basic Science 
AB009. OS02.03. Phase II trial of cetuximab and chemotherapy followed by surgical resection for locally advanced thymoma
James Huang, Dan Raz, Mihaela Cristea, Kristina Deonaraine, Amelia Starr, William Travis, Michelle Ginsberg, David Jones, Valerie Rusch, Mark Kris, Gregory Riely
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB009  
Basic Science 
AB008. OS02.02. Identification of differentially expressed genes between thymoma and paraneoplastic thymic tissues
Lei Yu
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB008  
Basic Science 
AB007. OS02.01. The integrated genomic landscape of thymic epithelial tumors: a report by the TCGA research network
Milan Radovich, Curtis Pickering, Ina Felau, Gavin Ha, Hailei Zhang, Heejoon Jo, Katherine A. Hoadley, Pavana Anur, Jiexin Zhang, Mike Mclellan, Reanne Bowlby, Thomas Matthew, Ludmila Danilova, Apurva M. Hedge, Jaegil Kim, Max Leiserson, Geetika Sethi, Charles Lu, Michael Ryan, Xiaoping Su, Andrew D. Cherniack, Gordon Robertson, Rehan Akbani, Paul Spellman, John N. Weinstein, David Neil Hayes, Ben Raphael, Tara Lichtenberg, Kristen Leraas, Jean Claude Zenklusen, Junya Fujimoto, Cristovam Scapulatempo-Neto, Andre L. Moreira, David Hwang, James Huang, Mirella Marino, Robert Korst, Giuseppe Giaccone, Yesim Gokmen-Polar, Sunil Badve, Arun Rajan, Philipp Ströbel, Nicolas Girard, Ming S. Tsao, Alexander Marx, Anne S. Tsao, Patrick J. Loehrer
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB007  
Clinical Science 
AB006. OS01.06. Factors associated with survival in patients with thymoma: study of 523 cases from one institution
Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong, Hong Zhang, Weili Wang, Kenneth Kesler, Maitri Kalra, Patrick J. Loehrer
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB006  
Clinical Science 
AB005. OS01.05. Early prediction of response to target therapy by FDG-PET in thymic epithelial tumors: a monocentric experience
Margaret Ottaviano, Vincenzo Damiano, Marianna Tortora, Pasqualina Perrone, Marina Capuano, Carmen Forino, Sabrina Segreto, Silvana Del Vecchio, Giovannella Palmieri
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB005  
Clinical Science 
AB004. OS01.04. Prevalence of autoimmune diseases in thymic epithelial tumors insights from RYTHMIC
Marie-Eve Boucher, Eric Dansin, Mallorie Kerjouan, Julien Mazieres, Eric Pichon, François Thillays, Gilbert Massard, Xavier Quantin, Youssef Oulkhouir, Virginie Westeel, Luc Thiberville, Christelle Clement-Duchene, Franck Morin, Pascal Thomas, Nicolas Girard, Benjamin Besse
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB004  
Clinical Science 
AB003. OS01.03. New proposed treatment for pure red cell aplasia thymoma-related
Giovannella Palmieri, Margaret Ottaviano, Stefano De Falco, Giuliano Palumbo, Carmen Forino, Paola Fiorillo, Elide Matano, Vincenzo Damiano
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB003  
Clinical Science 
AB002. OS01.02. A phase ii study of chemotherapy concurrent with radiotherapy in patients with unresectable advanced thymic tumors
Kai-Liang Wu, Xing-Wen Fan, Hong-Bing Wang, Yu Yang, Li-Yi Xie, Ling Li, Yin Xu
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB002  
Clinical Science 
AB001. OS01.01. Post op radiation may be detrimental in thymoma but not in thymic carcinoma tumors
Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong, Weili Wang, Yong Zang, Hong Zhang, Jessica Smith, Sunil Badve, Kenneth Kesler, Robert P. Nelson, Patrick J. Loehrer
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB001  
Surgery 
AB015. OS04.01. Robotic thymectomy in thymic epithelial tumors: a propensity score matching study of 112 consecutive cases
Samina Park, Kwan Yong Hyun, Hyun Joo Lee, In Kyu Park, Young Tae Kim, Chang Hyun Kang
Mediastinum  
2017;
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AB015