removal of a lung. Pneumonectomy is one of the surgeries that may be used to remove a cancer from the body.
removal of an entire lung.
A surgical procedure during which the entire lung is removed.
Surgical procedure to remove the entire lung.
a surgical procedure where an entire lung is removed.
Operation to remove a whole lung.
The surgical removal of a lung.
An operation to remove a lung
Surgery to remove one lung.
Removal of the entire right or left lung. This is typically done for larger cancers located in the center (hilum) of the lung.
An operation to remove an entire lung.
An operation to remove the lung. See lung cancer section.
A pneumonectomy (or pneumectomy) is an surgical procedure to remove a lung. Removal of one lobe of the lung is referred to as a lobectomy, and that of a segment of the lung as a segmentectomy. The term pneumonectomy may also be used in a more general sense to encompass removal of all or part of a lung.