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

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After the excellent result of immunotherapy with significant reduction of tumor volume and the successful lung lobectomy on patient's right lung, the only residual metastatic localization was in the left adrenal gland," says Dr.
In this case, the patient had the operation of lobectomy by a standard posterolateral thoracotomy.
This study is one of the best-powered and detailed analyses to date and suggests that lobectomy is still the preferred treatment of this disease for most patients.
Figure 1 shows the growth of minimally invasive surgeries for our four procedures of interest: appendectomy, lobectomy, colectomy and hysterectomy.
9] Therapeutically, low-grade tumors should be completely excised and lobectomy is usually the most expeditious choice for surgeons.
The classification of adenocarcinoma has allowed for recognition of tumors that are preinvasive or minimally invasive, and, with imaging correlates of these patterns, leads the surgeon to offer a more limited resection than lobectomy or segmentectomy.
To address the second purpose of the study, researchers identified 373 cases in which CTs were placed following lobectomy using open thoracotomy and video-assisted thorascopic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer over a 2-year period (January 2009-December 2010).
Keywords: Cognitive outcome, mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, anterior temporal lobectomy, selective-amygdalohippocampectomy, executive function
Two patients underwent lobectomy due to bronchiectasis and hemoptysis.
Surgical excision (usually lobectomy or segmental resection) is the curative treatment and is associated with minimal morbidity and mortality.
The thoracotomy segment further sub segmented into lobectomy, sleeve resection, segmentectomy, and pneumonectomy.
Surgery in the form of lobectomy is often sought for patients in whom conventional antiepileptic treatment fails.
Therefore an isolated temporal lobectomy was a higher risk of leaving residual epileptogenic foci so the surgical approach maybe reconsidered (14).
Seven years earlier, he had undergone a deep lobectomy to remove a tumor of the deep lobe of the left parotid gland.
Drainage after total thyroidectomy or lobectomy for benign thyroidal disorders.