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VATS Procedure
Aug 6, 2007
... Thank you for your reply. I'm glad to hear that you are on the road to recovery and doing so well! This is encouraging!! ... (4 replies)
VATS Procedure
Aug 6, 2007
... ge. My nodule was 11 mm and they wanted to take it out. My operation was in the LL Lung. Like you they could not tell one hundred percent if it was cancer, or what until they went in and actually checked it out. My doctor told me there are three types of nodules. Benign, carcinoid, and cancer. ... (4 replies)
VATS Procedure
Aug 4, 2007
... how hypocritical is that! ... (4 replies)

... Sorry to hear about your mom but glad she is responding so well to the chemo. I can answer some of you questions. A nephrectomy is the name of the surgery to remove a kidney. Has you mom had a kidney removed in the past? ... (2 replies)
... In reply to TZCHAZ, this does not have to be a terrible surgery. They can remove the nodule, if situated peripherally, with a VATS procedure. This is done with scopes. ... (11 replies)
... thorosocopy, and also a brochoscopy of her bronchus where the tumor was before. Plus they did a procedure where they put talc in the pleuris to seal so no fluid can come in. She got home from the hospital yesterday and is still feeling tired. I told her to rest. ... (3 replies)
... That was what brung me to the Lung Biopsy, and the V.A.T. ... (0 replies)
... her right upper lobe is partially collapsed as a result of the obstruction. She had a bronchospcopy and biopsy a few weeks ago which came back inconclusive. ... (11 replies)
... I'm not sure what procedure they are doing on you, I had the "open thorocotmy" which they made approx. a 10" incision sort of following the line of my shoulder blade toward my underarm. ... (6 replies)
Prayers Please
Dec 17, 2005
... just now catching up on things . I am so sorry to hear that the Tarceva has not helped Bud and that you are back to where you started .I am glad to hear that Bud is not giving up and plans to try some chemo again and I will pray that it shrinks things well. ... (16 replies)
Fluid on Lung
Sep 16, 2003
... and a procedure where they use talc to seal the lung. Her surgery is being done by a thorassic surgeon. Her onocologist is not very optimistic about the biopsy and is sure it will find cancer again. ... (5 replies)




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