What is Right middle lung lobectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Lung lobectomy

See also: Bronchial sleeve lobectomy Left lower lung lobectomy Left upper lung lobectomy Right lower 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) 2 1
Large cell carcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 1 1
Lipid pneumonia 1 1
Lung cancer 1 1
Lung metastasis 1 0
Non-small cell lung cancer 1 0

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 1

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

Side effect Patients
Pain 2
Shortness of breath with exertion 2

Duration

Currently having Right middle lung lobectomy

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Right middle lung lobectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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