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If someone has thyroid symptoms, and thyroid drugs don't work, is a partial lobectomy advised?

If someone has thyroid symptoms, and thyroid drugs don't work, is a partial lobectomy advised?

What symptoms?: Hyperthyroid symptoms that do not respond to enough antithyroid medicines can be treated with radioiodine or surgery - though usually more than just apartial lobectomy. ...Read more

Dr. Ghulam Abbas
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Lobectomy (Definition)

The right lung is made up of the right upper, middle, and lower lobes. The left lung is made up the the upper and lower lobes and a portion that is called the lingula. A lobectomy is the removal of ...Read more


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What exactly is a bilateral subcostal incision for hepatectomy?

What exactly is a bilateral subcostal incision for hepatectomy?

Big incision: A bilateral subcostal incision is one placed horizontally about one inch below the ribs. It usually start far on the right side, comes up diagonally to the middle, and then over to the left, angling down again but not typically as far over as on the right. ...Read more

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Anyone survive right hepatic lobectomy?

Anyone survive right hepatic lobectomy?

Most do: Most liver resections are done at high volume centers in the us by surgical oncologists or transplant surgeons. The centers are required to track their results to have consistent patient referrals from smaller hospitals. Modern techniques have significantly decrease the operative mortality rate. Check around for your options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about right hepatic lobectomy?

Can you tell me about right hepatic lobectomy?

Sure: The liver has several lobes by anatomical definition. Removal of a part of the liver partial hepatectomy can be accomplished. Right lobectomy is one of those. ...Read more

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Can you go back home after a left temporal lobectomy?

Can you go back home after a left temporal lobectomy?

The brain has: Temporal lobes on each side, and the region may be associated with speech and word finding. You surely can leave the hospital, but I do not know your 'ability' to walk and function, and what your home situation is. The operation and procedure are onlypart of the story... ...Read more

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Could i go into the medical field after a left temporal lobectomy?

Could i go into the medical field after a left temporal lobectomy?

Why NOT??: There are many areas of medical care that need new personel, and you likely could make numerous contributions. Some education is more arduous than others, but a vocational counselor could point you in the direction appropriate to your skills and current intellect. ...Read more

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Which type of risk am i taking by not having a thyroid lobectomy to diagnose a nodule?

Talk to doctor: Most thyroid nodules are benign. There are some features on an ultrasound that are more, or less, consistent with cancer. A needle biopsy may detect cancer cells. Balancing these, one has to make a decision to remove the nodule or watch it. This is best done with your endocrinologist and a good thyroid surgeon. ...Read more