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Doctor insights on: Pulmonary Adhesions After Lobectomy

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Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more


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Could temporal lobectomy result in residual depression?

Could temporal lobectomy result in residual depression?

It is appears that: There is a higher incidence of depression in people with temporal lobe seizures who have had temporal lobectomy vs those who did not have surgery. http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=100459. ...Read more

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Is temporal lobectomy surgery the only cure for petit mal.

Is temporal lobectomy surgery the only cure for petit mal.

No: Please see a neurologist prior to any surgery. This is an extreme step. Meds can many times control seizures. HOWEVER seizures can sometimes be very complicated and requires sometimes two meds. YOu might even want to be seen at any epilepsy center prior to any brain surgery Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have just received results of the biopsy of four lymph nodes after a lobectomy. One has cancer, how serious is this?

I have just received results of the biopsy of four lymph nodes after a lobectomy.  One has cancer, how serious is this?

Lung CA? Not good: I assume you are talking lung cancer, no? It is usually bad news to have lung cancer to begin with, and having a positive node makes things worse. Still, if you had surgery, I assume there was no definite evidence of spread so you have a fighting chance. It is possible your doctor will offer you post operative chemo. Have a good talk with him/her. Good luck and God bless. ...Read more

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Severe post lobectomy pain ?

Severe post lobectomy pain
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What kind?: There are several different kinds of lobectomy: liver, thyroid, or lung. If you can be a little more specific we would be happy to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can someone become very sick from a lobectomy?

Can someone become very sick from a lobectomy?

Which lobe?: Are you referring to brain, lung, liver, or thyroid? All surgeries involve certain risks. This is where a little homework goes a long ways. Find a surgeon and facility of good reputation and your risk should be reasonable. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lobectomy?

What is the definition or description of: lobectomy?

Partial lung removal: 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 one of these lobes. ...Read more

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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


Dr. James Chapman
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more