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A pneumonectomy (or pneumectomy) is a surgical procedure to remove a lung. Removal of just one lobe of the lung is specifically referred to as a lobectomy, ...

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A pneumonectomy is a type of surgery to remove one of your lungs because of cancer, trauma, or some other condition.

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Apr 18, 2019 ... Extrapleural pneumonectomy is an expanded procedure that includes resection of the parietal and visceral pleurae, diseased lung, ipsilateral ...

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Oct 9, 2018 ... Pneumonectomy is associated with a variety of reasonably predictable anatomic changes, significant decrements in pulmonary function, and a ...

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During a pneumonectomy, the surgeon makes a cut (incision) on the side of your body. The surgeon cuts some muscle and spreads the ribs apart. He or she ...

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Mar 19, 2019 ... When is a pneumonectomy used for lung cancer, what happens before, during, and after, and what are the risks and potential complications of ...

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Surgery to remove all of one lung. In a partial pneumonectomy, one or more lobes of a lung are removed.

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Pneumonectomy should be performed only if the entire lung is involved or if the remaining lung will be too small in volume to expand to fill the hemithorax.

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Jul 26, 2018 ... A pneumonectomy is the removal of one whole lung. The lungs are two large organs in the chest cavity. The job of the lungs is to filter oxygen ...