lobe of the lung


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Noun1.lobe of the lung - any of the three lobes of the right lung or the two lobes of the left lung
lung - either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
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The system features a more flexible, narrower cylindrical diffuser design that may assist physicians by providing greater access to tumors located in the right upper lobe of the lung and by improving maneuverability in other potentially challenging anatomic areas of the bronchus.
MSCT also revealed a small mass in the middle lobe of the lung and metastatic invasion of left upper pulmonary vein (Fig.
Visualization into the pleural cavity revealed a mass densely adherent to the right lower lobe of the lung.
Computed tomography-guided needle biopsy of one nodule of the right lower lobe of the lung was performed on February 16, 2007.
The post mortem examination shows the presence of a wedge-shaped infarct in the right lower lobe of the lung.
Step 3 The ruptured lower lobe of the lung is repaired with the help of wires
His medical history included a surgery removing the left lobe of the lung.
Magnetic resonance imaging in January 2008 disclosed multiple small thoracic spine neural foramen tumors and abnormal contrast enhancement in the right retrobulbar fat and along the right optic nerve sheath, and a 15-mm "low-density" lesion in the left lower lobe of the lung was detected by computed tomography.
The dimensions range from a few centimeters to an entire lobe of the lung.