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) 4 3
Non-small cell lung cancer 3 3
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

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

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

Show all 11 reported side effects


Currently having Right lower lung lobectomy

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped having Right lower lung lobectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 4
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 6
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Right lower lung lobectomy.