lobectomy


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lo·bec·to·my

 (lō-bĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. lo·bec·to·mies
Surgical excision of a lobe, as of the lung.

lobectomy

(ləʊˈbɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of a lobe from any organ or gland in the body, esp removal of tissue from the frontal lobe of the brain in an attempt to alleviate mental disorder

lo•bec•to•my

(loʊˈbɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical removal of a lobe, esp. of the lung.
[1910–15]

lobectomy

Surgery to remove a lobe, such as a lobe of a lung.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lobectomy - surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

lo·bec·to·my

n. lobectomía, excisión de un lóbulo;
complete ______ completa;
left lower ______ izquierda anterior;
partial ______ parcial.

lobectomy

n (pl -mies) lobectomía
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Michael Vercillo performed minimally invasive surgery on his right lower lung, a lung lobectomy, to remove the tumor.
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This study used the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) General Thoracic Database to perform a secondary analysis: to identify the incidence of air leak and wound infection specific to the CT site in a subset of all patients who had undergone thoracic lobectomy and had a dry sterile occlusive dressing applied.
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Introduction: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the neuropsychological outcomes of patients with medically intractable unilateral mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) due to hippocampal sclerosis (HS) treated either by anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) or selective amygdalohippocampectomy (SAH).