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VATS Procedure
Aug 6, 2007
... will say it has to come out. My doctor told me most calcified nodules are benign. My nodule started at 5mm and grew over a three year span to 11mm. As for the Vats I wish my hospital and doctor had done that procedure on me. It is a much smaller incision, shorter stay in the hospital, and I hear can be less pain. ... (4 replies)
VATS Procedure
Aug 5, 2007
... post also in the lung and respiratory folder. ... (4 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)

... I was scheduled for a upper right lobectomy in November of last year due to a situation VERY simular to yours. I had two nodules one in each lung the largest one being 6mm. Like you, I had NO symptoms either. ... (6 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)
... t there. There are several stories of people who wait a long time to get a diagnosis. I am very curious what procedure your mom is having. ... (11 replies)
... That was what brung me to the Lung Biopsy, and the V.A.T. ... (0 replies)
... Atelectasis is a condition where areas of the lung are collapsed and are airless so are not doing what the lungs are meant to do exchange carbon dioxide for Oxygen. ... (2 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. ... (5 replies)
Prayers Please
Dec 17, 2005
... leurodesis was not easy and to quote my mom she would rather give birth to 4 kids again then go through another pleurodesis! They can also do it via surgery in a procedure called a VATS which my mom's neighbor just had and while she had surgical pain it was not like the horrible burning pain my mom had after her procedure. ... (16 replies)

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