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Pneumonectomy
also called Complete pneumonectomy and has one more synonym

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  1. a surgical procedure to remove a lung

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 25, 2009
  2. Removal of just one lobe of the lung is specifically referred to as a lobectomy, and that of a segment of the lung as a wedge resection (or segmentectomy)

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  3. The most common cause for a pneumonectomy is to excise tumourous tissue arising from lung cancer

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  4. Other indications for lobectomy include a solitary pulmonary nodule (the possibility of undiagnosed small-cell cancer in this instance is not necessarily a reason for avoiding thoracotomy), or bronchiectasis where other forms of treatment have failed

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  5. Video of Pneumonectomy Surgery

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