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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Any lobe of the lung can be involved, but two-thirds of the patients experience involvement of the right upper lobe.
A 63 year old male presented with a triangular shaped mass within the medial left upper lobe of the lung. On CT imaging the lesion measured 65 mm in maximum dimension.
The computed tomography (CT) showed a high-density mass of right upper lobe of the lung, which was about 17 mm x 15 mm [Figure 1]a.
Slater and surgical staff prepared Caleb for a thoracoscopic lobectomy, an operation that uses small incisions to remove the affected lobe of the lung. Compared to the traditional approach, this procedure "allows for a faster recovery, less postoperative pain and potentially reduces the risk of musculoskeletal problems after surgery," says Dr.
Chest computed tomography (CT) scan showed a mass with a diameter of 38 mm in the left lower lobe of the lung. The patient also had mediastinal lymphadenopathy, pleural dissemination, and multiple pulmonary metastases throughout both lungs (Figure 1(a)).
A case of systemic arterial supply to the right lower lobe of the lung: imaging findings and review of the literature.
Follow-up CT scan two months later showed foci with ground glass opacity in the anterior right upper lobe of the lung surrounding a 9.9 mm nodular density and three months later showed complete resolution of the cavitary lesion without sequelae (Figures 2(b) and 2(c)); the antibody titer for M.
Contrast into the descending aorta shows a large aortopulmonary collateral arising from the descending aorta supplying the entire left lower lobe of the lung.
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.
Contrast enhanced CT chest showed an enhancing soft tissue mass with irregular margins and central necrosis, measuring 8 cm X 4.4 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.