How is right middle lobe mediastinal lymphadenectomy performed?

Updated: Dec 10, 2019
  • Author: R James Koness, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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For patients with cancer in the right middle lobe, a bilobectomy (with either the upper or lower lobe) and mediastinal lymph node dissection is performed as for a right upper lobectomy.


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