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lobectomy

 [lo-bek´to-me]
surgical excision of a lobe, as of the lung, brain, liver, or thyroid. See also lobotomy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lo·bec·to·my

(lō-bek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a lobe of any organ or gland.
[G. lobos, lobe, + ektomē, excision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lobectomy

(lō-bĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. lobecto·mies
Surgical excision of a lobe, as of the lung.
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lobectomy

 Surgery The surgical excision of an entire lobe of the lung
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lo·bec·to·my

(lō-bek'tǒ-mē)
Excision of a lobe of any organ or gland.
[G. lobos, lobe, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lobectomy

Surgical removal of a lobe.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Lobectomy

A surgical procedure that removes one lobe of the thyroid.
Mentioned in: Thyroid Cancer
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

lo·bec·to·my

(lō-bek'tǒ-mē)
Excision of a lobe of any organ or gland.
[G. lobos, lobe, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Of the almost 5,000 lobectomies performed, 7% resulted in a prolonged length of stay (PLOS), defined as more than 14 days.
Anatomical knowledge of anomalies of fissures and lobes of lungs may be important for surgeons performing lobectomies, radiologists interpreting X ray and CT scans and also of academic interest to all medical personnel.
Our experience with 30 fetal lobectomies at 21-31 weeks' gestation has been mixed, although the natural predicted course for these fetuses would be grim.
"I've never had a death in 500 temporal lobectomies," says Michael J.
Seven different thoracic surgeons performed the lobectomies (n = 27) and sublobar resections (n = 21).
Eight patients underwent en bloc resection of the tumor and surrounding structures (7 ipsilateral thyroid lobectomies and 1 subtotal thyroidectomy), and 5 underwent local excision alone.