What is Bronchial sleeve lobectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Lung lobectomy

See also: Left lower lung lobectomy Left upper lung lobectomy Right lower lung lobectomy Right middle lung lobectomy Right upper lung lobectomy

A bronchial sleeve lobectomy is a surgery to remove a tumor in a lobe of the lung. During this procedure, part of the large airway in the lung (known as the bronchus) is removed. The ends of the bronchus are then rejoined and any remaining portion of the lung is reattached.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Lung cancer 6 0
Small cell lung cancer 6 0
Typical lung carcinoid tumor 4 0
Adenocarcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 3 0
Small cell carcinoma (small cell lung cancer) 3 0
Non-small cell lung cancer 2 0

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