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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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Thus, it seems that caudate lobectomy should be performed whenever feasible to achieve long-term survival in patients suffering from this morbid disease.
In this case, we tried to reduce the huge, immobilized lung tumor volume by enucleation of the firm sarcomatous part with fragmentation followed by radical lobectomy, and then, we successfully removed the 18 cm lung tumor.
Two patients who had completion thyroidectomy following diagnostic lobectomy which showed HCC were found to have HCA in the contralateral lobe.
Tamaki, "Comparison between stair-climbing test and six-minute walk test after lung resection using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy," Journal of Physical Therapy Science, vol.
With the advent of molecular profiling, the hope was to minimize the need for diagnostic thyroid lobectomy for benign nodules, for tumor prognostication to tailor the extent of thyroid surgery for optimal cure and to prevent tumor recurrence.
Pulmonary lobectomy has also been performed in severe cases in order to treat or prevent lung gangrene [1,17].
Given this diagnosis, and the previously identified hepatic vascular lesions, she underwent a left hepatic lobectomy and nonanatomic resection of a segment 8 lesion to rule out HEHE in November 2016.
The multidisciplinary team decision was for surgical management; therefore, she was admitted for elective lobectomy.
After the lung had been freed, a classical lobectomy or pneumonectomy was then performed.