lobar bronchus

lobar bronchus

[lō′bär]
Etymology: Gk, lobos, lobe, bronchos, windpipe
a bronchus extending from a primary bronchus to a segmental bronchus into one of the lobes of the right or left lung.
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Currently, a coarse parameter of 50% luminal obstruction of a main stem or lobar bronchus is considered a significant clinical indicator for management of children with airway obstruction.
Our patient had a typical carcinoid tumor located at the division of the left upper and lower lobar bronchus.
pT1a: Tumor 2 cm or less in greatest dimension, surrounded by lung or visceral pleura, without bronchoscopic evidence of invasion more proximal than the lobar bronchus (ie, not in the main bronchus); or Superficial spreading tumor of any size with its invasive component limited to the bronchial wall, which may extend proximally to the main bronchus
pT1b: Tumor greater than 2 cm, but 3 cm or less in greatest dimension, surrounded by lung or visceral pleura, without bronchoscopic evidence of invasion more proximal than the lobar bronchus (ie, not in the main bronchus)
Bleeding in the left lobar bronchus was observed during bronchoscopy.
Currently, a coarse parameter of 20% luminal obstruction of a main stem or lobar bronchus is considered a significant clinical indicator for management of children with airway obstruction.