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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After undergoing right temporal lobectomy, the patient was rendered seizure-free.
Topics range from such basic techniques as spays, castrations, and declaws to more advanced surgeries like craniotomy and lung lobectomy.
Right hepatic lobectomy for bile duct injury associated with major vascular occlusion after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
SAN DIEGO -- A presurgical history of depression appears to predict the persistence of auras after an anterotemporal lobectomy in which patients became free of disabling seizures, Dr.
The previous year, Mr Soorae, fondly nicknamed "the workhorse" by colleagues, conducted 115 lobectomy operations - 35 more than the nearest surgeon in the tables.
In his editorial, Surman wrote that transplantation of the right hepatic lobe has proceeded as if it were a simple extension of the more conservative partial left lobectomy procedure, which is used for adult-to-child LDLT.
Surgeries can range from the fairly localized lobectomy, which removes a portion of the lobe of the brain in which seizures occur, to the hemispherectomy, which removes all or most of an entire hemisphere of the brain.
During the four-hour operation, known as a lobectomy, at America's famous Mayo clinic, in Minnesota, surgeons checked for new signs of throat cancer.
Finally, 16 (32 percent) of these patients had surgery, undergoing a lobectomy, tumor removal, or corpus callosotomy to remove or control the seizure focus.
In contrast, patients who opt for a lobectomy, where part of the lung is removed, can expect a six- to eight-week recovery period before they are allowed to resume their normal routine.
He has performed the first thoracoscopic repair of a tracheo-esophageal atresia in a neonate, the first thoracoscopic lobectomy in a child in the world and first Duodenal atresia repair in an infant in the US.