Salvage resection of a large chemorefractory mediastinal germ cell tumor

Igor E. Konstantinov, Pankaj Saxena, Trenton L. Barrett, Stephanie Venkitachalam, Suresh Keshavamurthy, Mark A.J. Newman

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Immature mediastinal teratomas refractory to chemotherapy are very rare and require management by an aggressive surgical approach. We describe resection of a large mediastinal teratoma in a 23-year-old man, with a satisfactory early result.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-162
Number of pages3
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2011


  • Adjuvant
  • Chemotherapy
  • Germ cell and embryonal
  • Mediastinal neoplasms
  • Neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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