lobectomy


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lobectomy

[lō′bek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a lobe of an organ, particularly of a lung.
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Right hepatic lobectomy for recurrent cholangitis after bile duct and hepatic artery injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: report of a case.
Because only about 35% of mutation positive cases would be anticipated to have cancer, mutation-positive patients may be better served with lobectomy (or repeat FNA) rather than total thyroidectomy; a risk of cancer of greater than about 50% is a rough guideline for consideration of 1-step total thyroidectomy.
During this period he made claims doctors in the palace did a lobectomy on his brain which made him forget his past, the Queen had a plate put in his head which brings thoughts up on a screen, and that he had been sent to the North East by the Queen in 1972 and she was trying to keep his existence a secret.
Just three days after having the VATS lobectomy two weeks ago, Sharon, who works as a staff records adviser in human resources, was back at home with her husband Graham and children aged five and seven.
The longest operating room time was 337 minutes, for a patient who underwent a right middle lobectomy that was converted to a VATS due to right-lung inflation during the robotic procedure.
If the toxic adenoma is in the thyroid isthmus, an ipsilateral thyroid lobectomy or isthmectomy should be performed.
Psychiatric morbidity, quality of life, and disability in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy patients before and after anterior temporal lobectomy.
The following day at left thoracotomy, after a similar anaesthesia sequence as used for the laparotomy, the entire left lower lobe was found to be replaced by a cystic mass and left lower lobectomy performed.
For a solitary benign nodule, a lobectomy and isthmusectomy appear sufficient, whereas with bilateral nodules, a near-total thyroidectomy appears reasonable.
310) Temporal Lobectomy and the Neuroscience ICU Care of the Patient: A Comprehensive Review Jennifer Jackson, MSN BSN CNRN; Jane Petsche, MSN RN CCRN CNRN
A lobectomy of the left necrotic lobe was performed.