What is Right lower lung lobectomy?

Category: Surgeries


Generic name: Lung lobectomy

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

A lobectomy is a type of lung surgery in which one lobe of a lung is removed. The right lung has 3 lobes, and the left lung has 2 lobes. This type of surgery may be done in lung cancer, tuberculosis, COPD, cystic fibrosis, or other conditions that affect the lung.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Adenocarcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 5 4
Non-small cell lung cancer 5 4
Squamous cell carcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 2 1
Empyema 1 1
Lung cancer 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 3
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Right lower lung lobectomy

Side effect Patients
Pain 3
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 2
Bone pain 1
Fatigue 1
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1
Muscle pain 1

Show all 11 reported side effects


Stopped having Right lower lung lobectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 7
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There are no evaluations for Right lower lung lobectomy.