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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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Almost all patients (90.9%) had attained normal level of physical activities according to their age, except 1 (9.1%) undergoing two lobectomies
Currently, only 15 per cent of lobectomies around the world are performed by VATS, mainly because of the actual risks of major bleeding or surgeons' perception of these risks.
To the Editor.--Meningothelial-like nodules (MLNs), also known as minute pulmonary MLNs, are a common incidental finding in pulmonary wedge biopsies, lobectomies, and autopsy cases, present in 13.8% to 48% of cases.
Danguilan said that 'major VATS procedures, like lobectomies, or the removal of part of the lung mostly in end-stage pulmonary tuberculosis and lung cancer, had been done on 500 patients.'
This varied by surgery type: 3.6% for colectomies, 0.01% for appendectomies, 7.8% for lobectomies, and 0.05% for hysterectomies.