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Table 1 Patient characteristics and survival

From: Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura with desmoplastic histology: a case series and literature review

  Gender Asbestos exposure Diagnostic methods Age Stages (IMIG Classification) Treatment Survival (months)
Case 1 Male + VATS 69 T4N3M0 Stage IV HITC 11.6
Case 2 Male + VATS 73 T3N0M0 Stage III CDDP + GEM 8.1
Case 3 Male Unknown VATS 74 T1N2M0 Stage III CDDP + PEM 4.7
Case 4 Male + VATS 63 T4N2M0 Stage IV CDDP + GEM 0.9
  1. VATS video-assisted thoracic surgery, HITC hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy, CDDP cisplatin, GEM gemcitabine, PEM pemetrexed