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*  Pneumonectomy
There are two types of pneumonectomy: Simple pneumonectomy: removal of just the affected lung Extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP ... A pneumonectomy (or pneumectomy) is a surgical procedure to remove a lung. Removal of just one lobe of the lung is specifically ... 1895: first pneumonectomy in multiple stages by William Macewen on a patient with tuberculosis and emphysema 1912: first ... Horn, L; Johnson DH (July 2008). "Evarts A. Graham and the first pneumonectomy for lung cancer". Journal of Clinical Oncology. ...
*  High Fowler's position
The legs of the patient may be straight or bent.This position is also required postoperatively for pneumonectomy patients. This ... Pneumonectomy Frey, Rita; Cooper, Lisa Shearer (1996). Introduction to Nursing Assisting: Building Language Skills. Cengage ...
*  Raja M. Flores
"Extrapleural Pneumonectomy (EPP) versus Pleurectomy/Decortication (P/D) in the surgical management of malignant pleural ... Flores, RM; Su, W; Lal, D; Rusch, VW; LaQuaglia, MP (2006). "Extrapleural pneumonectomy in children". J Ped Surg. 41 (10): 1738 ... Flores areas of interest include lung cancer screening, thoracoscopy, VATS lobectomy, extrapleural pneumonectomy for ... Flores, RM (Summer 2009). "Surgical options in malignant pleural mesothelioma: extrapleural pneumonectomy or pleurectomy/ ...
*  Peter Kerley
Ellis, Harold (1996). "17- The pneumonectomy of George VI". Operations that made history. Cambridge University Press. pp. 123- ...
*  List of -ectomies
Extrapleural pneumonectomy is the removal of the entire lung along with the pleura, the lung lining and part of the pericardium ... Pneumonectomy is the surgical removal of a lung. Posthectomy, more commonly known as circumcision, is the surgical removal of ...
*  Lung cancer
The first successful pneumonectomy for lung cancer was performed in 1933. Palliative radiotherapy has been used since the 1940s ... Horn, L; Johnson DH (July 2008). "Evarts A. Graham and the first pneumonectomy for lung cancer". Journal of Clinical Oncology. ... Rarely, removal of a whole lung (pneumonectomy) is performed. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and VATS lobectomy ...
*  Rudolf Virchow
"Pneumonectomy case in a newborn with congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia". Journal of Korean Medical Science. 29 (4): 609-13 ...
*  Timeline of lung cancer
Horn, L; Johnson DH (July 2008). "Evarts A. Graham and the first pneumonectomy for lung cancer". Journal of Clinical Oncology. ...
*  Rudolph Nissen
Nissen elected to perform left pneumonectomy, or removal of the lung. The first surgery was halted when the patient experienced ... Nissen was the first Western physician to complete the procedure; successful pneumonectomy was reported in the United States in ... Nissen completed the first pneumonectomy by a Western physician in 1931. In 1948, he performed an abdominal surgery that ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "Classics in Thoracic Surgery: Total pneumonectomy. Rudolf Nissen, M.D. ( ...
*  Evarts Ambrose Graham
Horn L, Johnson DH: Evarts A. Graham and the first pneumonectomy for lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 2008; 19: 3268-3275. Baue AE: ... Landmark perspective: Evarts A. Graham and the first pneumonectomy. JAMA 1984; 251: 260-264. http://magazine-archives.wustl.edu ...
*  Pericardium
... for Occult Constrictive Cardiac Physiology After Left Extrapleural Pneumonectomy". Chest. 122 (6): 2256-9. doi:10.1378/chest. ...
*  Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis
In 17 years of experience, they have performed 180 operations; of these, 98 were lobectomies and 82 were pneumonectomies. There ...
*  Bronchopleural fistula
Increased gas in the pneumonectomy operative bed, or new gas within a loculated effusion are highly suggestive of the diagnosis ... It can develop following Pneumonectomy, post traumatically, or with certain types of infection. It may also develop when large ...
*  Tracheobronchial injury
Pneumonectomy is avoided whenever possible due to the high rate of death associated with the procedure. Surgery to repair a ... When lung tissue is destroyed as a result of TBI complications, pneumonectomy or lobectomy (removal of a lung or of one lobe, ...
*  Red Schoendienst
During the 1958-59 off-season Schoendienst was diagnosed with tuberculosis and underwent a partial pneumonectomy in February ...
*  Charles Drew (surgeon)
On 23 September 1951, he assisted Price Thomas, along with Peter Jones with the pneumonectomy on King George VI. On removal of ... was a cardiothoracic surgeon best known for assisting Sir Clement Price Thomas in King George VI's pneumonectomy in 1951. He ...
*  VATS lobectomy
Finally, pneumonectomy by VATS, though it has been reported, is generally not performed because the size of the specimen ... Anatomic lung resection, i.e. pulmonary lobectomy or pneumonectomy, in conjunction with removal of the lymph nodes from the ... while lobectomy and pneumonectomy are equivalent cancer operations, the risk of complications and morbidity is considerably ...
*  Adenocarcinoma in situ of the lung
Major surgery, either a lobectomy or a pneumonectomy, is usually needed to control it, and like other forms of non-small cell ... typically via lobectomy or pneumonectomy, with concurrent ipsilateral lymphadenectomy. Non-mucinous BACs are highly associated ...
*  Peter Jones (surgeon)
On 23 September 1951, whilst still in the palace, he had assisted Price Thomas with the pneumonectomy on King George VI's lung ... was born in Monmouth and is best known for his role in assisting Sir Clement Price Thomas in the pneumonectomy of King George ...
*  Pulmonary laceration
Occasionally, surgeons must perform a lobectomy, in which a lobe of the lung is removed, or a pneumonectomy, in which an entire ...
*  Nasogastric intubation
Suction drainage is also used for patients who have undergone a pneumonectomy in order to prevent anesthesia-related vomiting ...
*  Respiratory disease
Surgical removal of part of a lung (lobectomy, segmentectomy, or wedge resection) or of an entire lung pneumonectomy), along ...
*  William Macewen
... the surgical treatment of hernia and of pneumonectomy (removal of the lungs). Macewen was born near Port Bannatyne, Isle of ...
*  Treatment of lung cancer
Radical surgical resection (i.e. lobectomy or pneumonectomy) was the only effective intervention available for lung cancer ... or pneumonectomy, depending on the tumor and patient characteristics. Surgery is very rarely used in cases of stage 3b or stage ...
*  Subcutaneous emphysema
In a pneumonectomy, in which an entire lung is removed, the remaining bronchial stump may leak air, a rare but very serious ...