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

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Over the five-year study period, a total of 146 patients had undergone elective pneumonectomy for primary lung cancer.
followed by Nonresolving intestinal pneumonia perforation Presentation Pulmonary Gastrointestinal form of Bronchoscopy: soft mucormycosis tissue mass obstructing the bronchus intermedius suggestive of fungal pneumonia Diagnosis of Antemortem biopsy of Postmortem: colon mucormycosis bronchial mass: tissue: hyphae ulcerated bronchial suggestive of wall with ischemic Mucorales, cultures necrosis, positive for fibrinopurulent Rhizopus microsporus exudates, and hyphae suggestive of Peritoneal fluid: mucormycosis microscopic exam: broad irregular hyphae, culture: Rhizopus microsporus Treatment Pneumonectomy Voriconazole Amphotericin B, caspofungin Outcome Worsening of Died infection while on antifungals with spread to left upper lobe lung and pericardium.
1 : Gross image of the pneumonectomy specimen received showing gray white friable areas representing the mass.
Three patients (33%) underwent pneumonectomy, and 6 (67%) had lobectomies.
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.
Pleurectomy/decortication is superior to extrapleural pneumonectomy in the multimodality management of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
One was due to anticoagulation for pulmonary thromboembolism from a right heart mural thrombus, which developed after a pneumonectomy caused right heart failure.
All grading was performed on thoracoscopically obtained or larger tissue samples (lobectomy, pneumonectomy, or autopsy).
Lobectomy and pneumonectomy specimens contain bronchial and vascular margins, and depending on the completeness of the interlobar fissures and other anatomic factors, may also contain parenchymal margins in the form of staple lines.
Both of the cases were remarkable for new and old scarring lesions at the time of explant pneumonectomy. Also selected were 2 cases of nonexposure obliterative bronchiolitis, including one transplant pneumonectomy for idiopathic obliterative bronchiolitis and a second case of post-transplantation obliterative bronchiolitis diagnosed in a post-transplantation wedge biopsy specimen.
Occult disease in both resection margins from extrapleural pneumonectomy and lymph nodes also negatively impacts survival, and the use of immunohistochemistry should be considered strongly for evaluating these specimens when no tumor is identified in hematoxylin-eosin preparations.
The nonresponder group included 1 pneumonectomy, 12 lobectomies, 5 wedge resections, 3 lung biopsies, 1 lymph node biopsy with metastatic disease, and 1 cytology cellblock from a lung fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Clinical Data Well- Moderately Poorly Differentiated Differentiated Differentiated Neuroendocrine Neuroendocrine Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Carcinoma Carcinoma (n = 14) (n = 6) (n = 10) Male 7 5 5 Female 7 1 5 Mean age 44 54 57 (range), y (23-72) (45-68) (41-78) Surgery Wedge resection 2 1 0 Lobectomy 7 2 6 Bronchial resec- 2 1 0 tion Wedge and lobec- 3 1 2 tomy Segmentectomy 0 0 1 Pneumonectomy 0 1 1 AJCC pathologic stage Ia 6 3 4 Ib 4 0 2 IIa 1 1 3 IIb 1 1 0 IIIa 2 1 0 IIIb 0 0 0 IV 0 0 1 Survival data Mean follow-up 115 113 71 interval, mo Mean survived, mo 40 41 42 No.
An emergency thoracotomy and left pneumonectomy were performed.
Therapeutic potential of recombinant thrombomodulin for lung injury after pneumonectomy via inhibition of high-mobility group box 1 in mice.