pneumonectomy


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pneumonectomy

[‚nü·mə′nek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an entire lung.
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The proximity of tumor to the carina is a concern in pneumonectomy specimens with central tumors, particularly those that involve the right main bronchus, as it is shorter than the left main bronchus.
There were no statistically significant differences in 5-year survival patterns among patients examined by extent of resection: pneumonectomy versus lobectomy versus wedge resection (P = 0.
Induction chemotherapy, extrapleural pneumonectomy, and adjuvant radiotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma: experience of Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals.
As the parenchymal lesion in the lower lobe was present, a pneumonectomy was required for adequate clearance.
Multicenter trial of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy in malignant pleural mesothelioma.
He had only mild exertion dyspnea and had undergone a left-sided pneumonectomy as treatment for unilateral bronchiectasis ten years ago.
30) investigated whether oxidative stress occurs after lobectomy and pneumonectomy and evaluated whether markers of oxidative stress might be of value in the assessment of the diagnosis, course, and prognosis of postoperative complications.
Four patients experienced long-term sequelae: hemoptysis caused by aspergilloma necessitating pulmonary resection (1 patient), bronchiectasis and recurrent respiratory infections (2 patients), and bronchopleural fistula after pneumonectomy (1 patient).
He had a history of lung adenosquamous carcinoma diagnosed in 1988 and was treated outside our institution with left pneumonectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Fourteen mesothelioma patients underwent modified extrapleural pneumonectomy (MEPP), and fourteen underwent radical pleurectomy (RP).
While surgery is the most common treatment, other procedures like a pneumonectomy or pleurectomy may also be recommended.