left lobe

left lobe

[TA]
the left subdivision of several glands, for example, prostate, thyroid, thymus.
Synonym(s): lobus sinister [TA]
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The PA catheter balloon was wedged in the left lobe without incident, but it was noted upon deflation of the balloon that the PA catheter dove deep into the left lower lobe lung field, and this was subsequently pulled back.
Hypandrium much longer than wide, deeply cleft with right lobe much shorter and apically pointed; left lobe rounded apically.
USG abdomen was suggestive of mild hepatosplenomegaly with an ill-defined inhomogenous echo pattern in the left lobe of liver, small-volume ascites and right pleural effusion (Figure 1).
Police said the upper top left lobe was bitten off.
During regular follow-up 6 months after the cessation of radiotherapy, F18-fluorodeoxy-glucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) detected a hypermetabolic lesion in the left lobe of the liver that was diagnosed as a metastasis of the head and neck SCC; no locoregional recurrence was found.
But shortly after the striker scored to make it 1-1, tensions bubbled over and Courtney's left lobe was bitten off in a sickening assault at the stadium in Brazil.
If the radar is switched on, then the left lobe can only look directly into the Northwest, which is the identical direction the radar must look if it is to monitor the approaches to Australia's island territories.
The scan revealed I had a brain stem tumour, which was different to Robert's as his was on his front left lobe.
When PET/CT was performed to evaluate the patient's response to treatment, a focal uptake in the neck was seen, confined to the thyroid lobes (SUVmax: the upper part of the right lobe and left lobe of the thyroid, 10.
The ultrasonography examination of the neck revealed irregular restrictions in the superior right lobe of the thyroid, a 35 x 57-mm diameter of heterogeneous hypoechoic solid nodule with calcifications leading to lobulation of the glandular contour, and a 20-mm diameter nodule at the left lobe.
A computed tomography scan of her abdomen demonstrated numerous nodules replacing most of the left lobe of her liver in addition to many nodules throughout the right lobe of her liver and both lungs.

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