Volume 13, Number 2 (8-2011)                   yafte 2011, 13(2): 69-73 | Back to browse issues page


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Tabatabai S A, Hashemi S M, Ahmadi Nejad M, Toolabi A, Afshar Pour S. Study of frequency of operated chest wall tumors In Al Zahra hospital from 2007 to 2009,Isfahan,Iran. yafte. 2011; 13 (2) :69-73
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-443-en.html

Associate professor Department of Surgery ,Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
Abstract:   (12787 Views)
Chest wall masses are a broad spectrum of bening or malignant growth of cells.Different studies reported different results about chest wall damage,but there is not holistic information about different types of thoracic damage in patients yet.The aim of this research is to study frequency of operated chest wall tumors in Isfahan Al Zahra hospital based on epidemiologic variables, how to respond to the treatment and the fate of these Patients. Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in Al Zahra training and treatment center in 2009. The sampling method was census. The records of all patients who underwent surgery from 2007 to 2009 were studied. The data were collected by a special questionnaire and analyzed by SPSS software. The Chi-square and T-student tests were used for data analysis. Results: 112 records of the patients with chest wall tumors were studied that 46 cases(41.1%) were benign and 66 cases(58.2%) were malignant. The frequency distributions of malignant tumors in males and females were 56.5% and 62% and the difference between two sexes was not statistically significant (P= 0.55). Conclusion: According to the results of this study about 59% of the chest wall tumors were malignant and in the case of being hesitant about existing a mass on the chest wall, needed measurements for treatmentand and on time removal of the mass must be done.
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Received: 2011/07/26

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