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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Lobectomy is the removal of an entire lobe of the lung; sublobar resection is a less extensive operation that includes wedge and segmental resections; SBRT delivers very high doses of radiation over a short period of time (typically 1-2 weeks), precisely targeting the tumor.
We chose four particular procedures to focus on: appendectomy, colectomy, lobectomy, and hysterectomy.
If the intent is to document or confirm malignancy with a lobectomy to follow, then the intraoperative consult is only for lesion identification.
A 2-year (2009-2010) subset of homogenous patients who underwent thoracotomy for lung cancer then was chosen with two controls: all had a lobectomy, and all were managed postoperatively with the same disposable drainage collection system.
Anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) or selective amygdalohippocampectomy (SAH) is a surgical procedure used to treat intractable temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) (3).
At thoracotomy left lower lobe lobectomy was done, aberrant artery arising from thoracic aorta ligated and venous drainage into left pulmonary vein identified and transected.
In view of her persistent and intractable seizures, a right temporal lobectomy was planned.
Penfield and Jasper in 1954 were the first ones to use intra operative interictal stimulation of hidden surfaces under the frontal and parietal opercula as well as recording the insula activity after temporal lobectomy (12).
After deep lobectomy was performed to remove the cyst, histologic examination identified the tumor as an adenocarcinoma.
En bloc lobectomy was achieved under adequate surgical field exposure using specialized retractors.
Imaging detection of pulmonary veins' anatomic variant and particularly of PAPVR is important in patients that are candidates for lobectomy for a primary lung neoplasm; in case of PAPVR that involves a pulmonary lobe other than that affected by the cancer, a possible right-sided heart failure may occur, because of increased blood flow through this anomalous vein.
Viewing through a high-resolution videoscope inserted in 2- to 6-centimeter incisions between the ribs, the surgeon can perform the lobectomy, or the surgical excision of a lobe of the lung.