bilobectomy

bi·lob·ec·to·my

(bī'lōb-ek'tō-mē),
Surgical excision of two lobes of the right lung, either right upper and middle or right lower and middle.
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The patients of the main group were hospitalized for radical surgery in the volume of lobectomy, bilobectomy, pneumonectomy, combined treatment, or video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for tumor biopsy.
1%) underwent sublobar resection, and 489 underwent anatomic resection (including pneumonectomy in 5 patients, lobectomy in 476 patients, and bilobectomy in 8 patients).
He was the first surgeon on Long Island to perform robotic-assisted bilobectomy lung surgery and robotic-assisted surgical removal of the thymus gland.
Fifteen needed decortications while lobectomy was performed in 7 patients and bilobectomy and pnemonectomy in one patient each (Figure 2).
Pneumonectomy was performed in 25 patients, lobectomy in 240, segmentectomy in 29, bilobectomy in 7, and wedge excision in 78.
For the type of operative procedure, it is important to document the type/extent of resection (wedge, segmentectomy, lobectomy, bilobectomy, pneumonectomy, other) and for en bloc specimens, any attached anatomic structures received (eg, portion of rib, pericardium).