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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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Four (36.4%) patients had right thoracotomy, with 1 (9.1%) undergoing cystectomy, 1 (9.1%) right lower lobectomy, 1 (9.1%) right upper lobectomy and 1 (9.1%) right middle and lower lobectomy.
Interestingly, Bismuth-Corlette stage IIIa and particularly caudate lobectomy were associated with improved overall survival.
A robotic lobectomy is a procedure performed using the da Vinci Xi[R] Surgical System, a specialized surgical tool that allows the surgeon better visualization and improved fine motor control.
Initial enucleation of the very firm sarcomatous component with fragmentation followed by radical lobectomy was performed without complication.{Figure 2}
41.1% (44/107) of patients with HCN underwent total thyroidectomy and 50.5% (54/107) had thyroid lobectomy. In 22.2% (6/27) of the patients, HCC was incidentally found following total thyroidectomy for MNG.
Between January 2000 and January 2017, 1948 patients underwent lobectomy, bilobectomy, or pneumonectomy due to Stages I, II, and III primary NSCLC.
"And for those who prefer intervention, or whose disease warrants it, we should make it clear that lobectomy is often the best choice."
Aggressive hepatic resection is safe and in our case left lobectomy was performed.
- Unilateral multi-lobar involvement: Lobectomy to the major lesion, segmentectomy to the minor.
MECs of lung are often treated by lobectomy, sleeve resection, local resection, segmental resection, or even endoscopic removal.
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He had multiple opinions from both endocrinologists and surgeons with various recommendations from left thyroid lobectomy to total thyroidectomy.