pleurectomy

pleurectomy

 [ploo͡-rek´to-me]
excision of a portion of the pleura.

pleur·ec·to·my

(plūr-ek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of pleura, usually parietal.
[pleur- + G. ektomē, excision]

pleurectomy

/pleu·rec·to·my/ (ploor-ek´tah-me) excision of part of the pleura.

pleurectomy

(plo͝o-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the pleura.

pleur·ec·to·my

(plūr-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of pleura, usually parietal.
[pleur- + G. ektomē, excision]

pleurectomy

excision of a portion of the pleura.
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For example, while surgeries like a pneumonectomy or pleurectomy are often recommended, some patients also receive chemotherapy and/or radiation.
Patients with persisting effusions after aspiration have been successfully treated by pleurodesis, pleurectomy and, in some cases, thoracic duct ligation.
One retrospectively compared the survival of pleuro-pneumonectomy with parietal pleurectomy in mesothelioma.
The surgical interventions include pleurodesis, parietal pleurectomy, and extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP).
A pleurectomy was considered but was refused by the patient, considering his poor overall prognosis based on the relapse of T-PLL.
It has been noted that surgical pleurectomy should be attempted early in simultaneous bilateral secondary spontaneous pneumothorax.
Early experience with videothoracoscopic hydrodissection pleurectomy in the treatment of malignant pleural effusion.
Fourteen mesothelioma patients underwent modified extrapleural pneumonectomy (MEPP), and fourteen underwent radical pleurectomy (RP).
While surgery is the most common treatment, other procedures like a pneumonectomy or pleurectomy may also be recommended.
5) Major hemorrhage after pleurectomy or pulmonary resection occasionally presents as diffuse bleeding from raw chest wall surfaces.
The pleurectomy specimen was characterized by fragments of fibrous connective tissue lined by mesothelial cells with focal papillary area.
Certain factors will determine the type of treatment you will receive including the extent of the disease, your age, your medical history, the location, and type of Mesothelioma," the article said, adding that the most common treatments include surgery, surgical treatments like pneumonectomy and pleurectomy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and palliative therapies.