What is Bronchial sleeve lobectomy?

Category: Surgeries


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.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bronchial sleeve lobectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Shortness of breath with exertion 1
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