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Lobectomy
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 3241
ICD-9 32.3
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Lobectomy means surgical excision of a lobe. This may refer to a lobe of the lung,[1] a lobe of the thyroid (hemithyroidectomy), or a lobe of the brain (as in anterior temporal lobectomy).

Lung lobectomy[edit]

A lobectomy of the lung is performed in early stage non-small cell lung cancer patients. It is not performed on patients that have lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Tumor size, type, and location are major factors as to whether a lobectomy is performed. This can be due to cancer or smoking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rocco G, Internullo E, Cassivi SD, Van Raemdonck D, Ferguson MK (2008). "The variability of practice in minimally invasive thoracic surgery for pulmonary resections.". Thorac Surg Clin 18 (3): 235–47. doi:10.1016/j.thorsurg.2008.06.002. PMID 18831498. 

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:45:00 -0700

medwireNews: Patients with clinical stage IA lung adenocarcinoma who meet specific criteria for node-negative disease achieve similar rates of 5-year recurrence-free survival (RFS) and overall survival (OS) after undergoing sublobar resection as they ...
 
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:41:15 -0700

Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) provides less postoperative pain, preservation of the immune response and shorter recovery period, compared with thoracotomy. However, many patients complain of postoperative pain and paresthesia because VATS ...
 
Seeking Alpha
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:23:56 -0700

The first study published in Innovations from Dr. Farivar and colleagues of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle compare open lobectomy to video assisted thoracic surgery or VATS and robotic lobectomies, and found that the use of robotic technology ...
 
medwireNews
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 15:30:00 -0700

medwireNews: Patients do not survive significantly longer after lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) than after wedge resection or segmentectomy, indicate US study results. A review published in Chest of more than 80 surgical tumour ...
 
medwireNews
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:52:30 -0700

medwireNews: Complete resection with segmentectomy is as effective as lobectomy for patients with solid-dominant clinical stage IA lung adenocarcinoma, Japanese study findings suggest. Recurrence-free survival (RFS) did not significantly differ between ...

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Stuff.co.nz
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Doctors suggested removing a quarter of Tayla's brain - the right temporal lobe, in a process called a lobectomy. "We were like, 'How can you take some of her brain out?' They did that and . . . success. Our last appointment at Starship was before ...
 
The Oncology Report
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:36:34 -0700

... with incident thyroid cancer and characterize the types of thyroid cancer discovered incidentally, Mr. Farquhar and his colleagues reviewed charts on all patients who underwent either total thyroidectomy or thyroid lobectomy for goiter at the ...
 
The Spokesman Review
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:03:26 -0700

Last time the Oregon-based singer was in the Inland Northwest, to headline the Wallace Blues Festival in 2012, he'd just gotten word that his lung cancer had returned, and within a few weeks he underwent a partial lobectomy. All this was after his bout ...
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