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Lobectomy: A lobectomy is the surgical removal of one lobe from the lung (the right lung has three lobes and the left lung has two lobes).

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Lobectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Lobectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Lobectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Lobectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Lobectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Lobectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Lobectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Lobectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Lobectomy

Possible surgical complications of Lobectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Lobectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good with few complications.

Descriptions of Lobectomy

Lobectomy: The removal of a lobe.
Source: National Institute of Health

Lobectomy: surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)
Source: WordNet 2.1

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