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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5 mm ground-glass opacity nodule in the left upper lobe and a 16 mm part-solid groundglass nodule in the left lower lobe of the lung (Figure 1).
Viewing through a high-resolution videoscope inserted in 2- to 6-centimeter incisions between the ribs, the surgeon can perform the lobectomy, or the surgical excision of a lobe of the lung.
4 cm in the right lower lobe of the lung abutting the pleura with enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes in the azygoesophageal recess (Figure 2).
Numerous color photographs illustrate video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy, dissection of veins and arteries, segmentectomy in different regions, removal of an anatomic lobe of the lung, and carinal resection.
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.
The lesion was producing a significant mass effect in the thorax, as both the left lower lobe and a significant portion of the left upper lobe of the lung were completely atelectatic.
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.