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

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We then had to remove a stent that had previously been placed in her airway, before undertaking the pneumonectomy," Dr Wahla said.
Some of the established antiarrhythmics such as amio-darone have questionable safety, especially in patients with pneumonectomy and COPD (1,2,5).
With good communication, planning and the availability of expert theatre staff it was decided to take him to our theatre where a successful left pneumonectomy was performed.
Two children were excluded from this analysis as they had prolonged hospital stays (not PICU) due to other problems: one child required pneumonectomy for complications of concomitant pulmonary tuberculosis, and the other was newly diagnosed with congenital cyanotic heart disease.
Surgical management of pleural disease can take the form of open surgeries, which include decortication, pleurectomy, and extrapleural pneumonectomy, and minimally invasive video-assisted thoracic surgeries (VATS), which may involve pleurodesis.
An extrapleural pneumonectomy is usually performed for stage I disease, when the tumor is limited to one hemithorax, invading the pleura and involving the lung, endothoracic fascia, diaphragm, or pericardium.
Thoracic surgery was performed in 8 patients (lobectomy in 5, pneumonectomy in 3), of whom 2 had severe postsurgical complications.
Patient selection: From January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2007, patients with NSCLC who underwent surgery were selected according to the following standards: 1) age less than 70 years; 2) PS 0 to 2; 3) expected survival longer than six months; 4) no chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or molecular targeted therapy before surgery; 5) operation method was pulmonary lobectomy or pneumonectomy plus lymphadenectomy; 6) pathological type was NSCLC; 7) postoperative pathological stage for TNM was II to III; 8) respiratory condition after surgery should be normal or only slight dyspnoea after minor activity; 9) patients were normal in blood routine test, hepatorenal function, and electrocardiogram (ECG); and 10) willing to undergo a follow-up study.
Sur-vival after Pneumonectomy for Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.
12) Their patient had vocal fold paralysis and left hilar lung cancer that had been treated with a left pneumonectomy.
8%) reported after thoracic surgeries which included pneumonectomy, mediastinal biopsy, cardiac surgery, esophagectomy2.
After pre- operative work-up, left-sided thoracotomy and pneumonectomy was performed.
Other techniques used for the diagnosis of BPF include bronchography, the instillation of methylene blue dye through the stump and its detection in the chest tube, small metallic probes introduced through the working channel of the bronchoscope, and changes in gas concentration in the pneumonectomy cavity after inhaling different concentrations of oxygen and [N.
The treatment available includes surgey, pleurectomy/decortication, extrapleural pneumonectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
High definition videography enabled by laparoscopy--on the included DVDs or accessible online-- combines with traditional illustration in the printed volume to present procedures including laparoscopic esophagectomy, pancreatoduodenectomy, and bariatric revisional surgery, and thoracoscopic pneumonectomy.