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Table 3 Systematic literature review for resected thoracoabdominal growing tumors

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

Yeara n Entity Age (years) Sex Symptoms DM Procedure Complications Relapse (FU)
2011 [34] 1 Liposarcoma 39 Chest pain 40 Open TR None None (14)
2019 [35] 1 Schwannoma 58 Cough 20.2 Open TR Partial lung expansion None (n.a.)
2019 [36] 1 GN 10 Cough 8 Lap. TR None None (12)
2019 [37] 1 Neuroblastoma 24 Chest pain 7 Open TR None None (12)
2019 [38] 1 Sarcoma 74 None 3 Open TR None None (2)
2014 [39] 1 GNB 17 n.a. n.a.b Open TR n.a. n.a.
2010 [40] 1 Teratoma 1 n.a. n.a.b Open TR None None (84)
2009 [41] 1 Osteochondroma 17 n.a. n.a.b Open TR n.a. n.a.
2004 [42] 1 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.b n.a. n.a. n.a.
1993 [43] 2 Neuroblastoma n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.b n.a. n.a. n.a.
  1. n case number, TR total resection, PR partial resection, DM maximum diameter (in cm), FU follow-up in months
  2. aCitation in brackets
  3. bExact max. size unknown, but < 10 cm according to the provided imaging