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Words related to lobectomy

surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)

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The extent of resection of FDG-PET hypometabolism relates to outcome of temporal lobectomy.
Right hepatic lobectomy for recurrent cholangitis after combined bile duct and right hepatic artery injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a report of two cases.
He and his associates studied 58 men and 39 women (mean age of 31 years) who underwent an anterotemporal lobectomy at the Rush Epilepsy Center.
The recommended treatment is lobectomy or total thyroidectomy, with or without radioablation.
Another important cost-saving measure is to reduce the need for a completion thyroidectomy (second surgery) in patients with cancer diagnosed only at lobectomy.
claimed doctors in the palace did a lobectomy on his brain which made him forget his past ?
The specialist procedure, known as a VATS (video-assisted thoracic surgery) lobectomy, is much less invasive than traditional surgery so it can be offered to elderly patients who may previously have been deemed not fit enough for surgery.
The left upper lobectomy was for Mycobacterium avium-intracellularae with bronchiectasis.
He was treated with additional chemotherapy and lobectomy.
The patients also underwent a bronchoscopy, wedge resection and/or lobectomy, whichever was required for final diagnosis.
Surgery) trial will compare the three-year survival rate of patients who undergo a lobectomy, a surgical procedure to remove the tumor, versus CyberKnife treatment, a unique stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) technique that precisely tracks and focuses the radiation on the tumor.
The other procedures experiencing the most rapid cost increases were bone marrow transplant; open prostatectomy; aortic resection, replacement, oranastomosis; cancer chemotherapy; spinal fusion; lobectomy or pneumonectomy; incision and drainage of skin and other tissues; knee arthroplasty; and nephrotomy and nephrostomy.