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Table 2 Systematic literature review for large resected GN (> 10 cm max. diameter)

From: Total resection of a giant retroperitoneal and mediastinal ganglioneuroma—case report and systematic review of the literature

Yeara Age Sex Localization DM Procedure (c) Complications Relapse (FU)
2018 [6] 42 Thoracic 23 Open TR None n.a.
2006 [25]b 35 Retroperitoneal 22 Open TR None No (48)
2017 [3] 21 Retroperitoneal 21.5 Open TR None No (12)
2013 [26] 18 Retropharyngeal 19 Open TR None No (7)
2011 [27] 53 Retroperitoneal 19 Open TR None No (24)
2019 [1] 4 Retroperitoneal 17.3 Open PR None n.a.
2017 [28] 5 Mediastinal 16 Open TR None n.a.
2016 [29] 42 Retroperitoneal 14.5 Open TR None No (12)
2007 [30] 23 Retroperitoneal 13 Lap. TR None No (12)
2013 [31] 12 Presacral 12 Open TR None No (12)
2017 [32] 12 Thoracic 12 Open PR (2) None No (12)
2014 [33] 66 Thoracic 12 n.a. Pain, hypertension No (36)
2016 [5] 12 Retroperitoneal 13 Open PR (8) None n.a.
  1. FU Follow-up in months, TR Total resection, PR Partial resection, DM Maximum diameter (in cm)
  2. aCitations in brackets
  3. bArticle in Japanese
  4. cCompletion in weeks