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Which of these is an absolute contraindication to lung resection in patients with lung cancer?

a- More than one ipsilateral lobe
b- Liver metastasis
c- Chest wall invasion
d- Pleural effusion
e- ipsilateral mediastinal lymph node involvement
 

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No the correct answer is Liver metastasis as it is an absolute contraindication
Some patients with chest wall invasion can still benefit from enbloc resection
 
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