pneumonectomy


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pneumonectomy

[‚nü·mə′nek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an entire lung.
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There were no significant differences in age, gender, height, body weight, body mass index, the presence of weight loss, comorbidities, smoking history, preoperative pulmonary function test and clinical stage, the presence of neoadjuvant treatment, side of pneumonectomy, duration of operation, postoperative ventilation or the amount of perioperative fluid infusion.
Three patients (9%) underwent pneumonectomy, and 32 (91%) had lobectomies.
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.
Induction chemotherapy, extrapleural pneumonectomy, and adjuvant radiotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma: experience of Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals.
One fatal embolism was attributable to a presumptive postoperative deep vein thrombosis, after having a right pneumonectomy. One embolism (Figure 4) was caused by manipulation of the leg during orthopedic surgery for a pathologic fracture caused by a bone metastasis.
Fiber analysis was performed on lung tissue samples obtained either at the time of surgery (wedge biopsy, lobectomy, or pneumonectomy) or at autopsy.
H: Tumor Associated Atelectasis or Obstructive Pneumonitis.--Although the presence and extent of obstructive pneumonitis associated with tumor can sometimes be determined in pneumonectomy specimens, accurate assessment of tumor-associated atelectasis or obstructive pneumonitis typically requires integration of radiographic information.
The value of occult disease in resection margin and lymph node after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma.
As the size of the specimens varied from pneumonectomy to cytologic material, the possibility that the histologic features present were not representative of the entire tumor morphology is recognized.
The resulting gross enlargement of the lung causes compressive symptoms and contralateral pulmonary hypoplasia, necessitating pneumonectomy to alleviate respiratory failure.
Procedures for example cyst excision, segmentectomy, lobectomy and pneumonectomy were carried out and findings were recorded.
A pneumonectomy is the removal or partremoval of which part of the human body?