Clinton D Protack, MD, PhD; Justin D Blasberg, MD; Jia Liu, MD; Shamini Parameswaran, MD; Daniel J Boffa, MD; Lynn T Tanoue, MD; Frank C Detterbeck, MD; Anthony W Kim, MD, MS, FACS, FCCP

Post-TOP lobectomy is associated with increased clinical staging, greater utilization of mediastinoscopy and bronchoscopy, performance of minimally invasive resection, greater number of lymph nodes procured, and decreased length of stay.