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Wedge resection VATS vs ???


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Old 08-03-2017, 05:24 AM   #1
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Wedge resection VATS vs ???

Hi everyone. Any opinions on a 8.2mm x 8.1mm nodule in the upper right lobe, apex. More solid than before and spiculated. I have multiple nodules and scarring which i get scanned for. Possible copd. Former smoker, healthy weight. Second hand smoke for my entire childhood into early twenties. Minor asbestos exposure as a child. Dr. Suggests wait n see approach or wedge resection. Thoughts??? Both parents had lung issues, both grandfathers had lung cancer. Thank you for your input

 
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