pneumonectomy


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surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer)

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For bilobectomy or pneumonectomy specimens in which separate tumor nodules are identified (see below), the location of each tumor nodule should be clearly specified, as assignment of stage is dependent on whether nodules are within the same lobe or different lobes.
Reported long-term survival after pneumonectomy for colorectal metastases mirrors very closely that seen after hepatectomy (overall median survival at 5 years after thoracotomy of 41%), with similarly low operative morbidity and mortality [18-20].
Pneumonectomy was performed in 25 patients, lobectomy in 240, segmentectomy in 29, bilobectomy in 7, and wedge excision in 78.
Mesothelioma is directly attributable to asbestos exposure, although no one can say with any certainty when and where my father-in-law was exposed--that point is moot--he was diagnosed with it and his best chance for survival was a radical procedure call extraplural pneumonectomy, or EPP for short.
The agreement also covers the Pleur-evac pneumonectomy unit, autotransfusion bags and thoracic catheters.
For example, while surgeries like a pneumonectomy or pleurectomy are often recommended, some patients also receive chemotherapy and/or radiation.
Re-opened foramen ovale--a rare cause of postoperative dyspnea following pneumonectomy.
Pleurectomy/decortication is superior to extrapleural pneumonectomy in the multimodality management of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
With these considerations in mind we developed a method for the heterotopic transplantation of the heart together with the right lung en bloc after right pneumonectomy of the recipient.
Bronchopleural fistula is a life threatening complication after pneumonectomy with an incidence of about 2-5% and a mortality rate of up to 50%.
Central lung masses: prediction with CT of need for pneumonectomy versus lobectomy.
The practicalities of the use of underwater drains after lung resection and pneumonectomy are well covered, but there are no details of multi-chamber underwater drain systems, a topic poorly understood by many trainees.
The surgical interventions include pleurodesis, parietal pleurectomy, and extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP).
Although left atrial compression caused by thoracic aortic aneurysm has been described previously (2), left-sided pneumonectomy has been reported rarely as etiologic factor for this entity (3).