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Glossary: segmental resection, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

segmental resection

(seg-MEN-tul ree-SEK-shun)

Surgery to remove part of an organ or gland. It may also be used to remove a tumor and normal tissue around it. In lung cancer surgery, segmental resection refers to removing a section of a lobe of the lung. Also called segmentectomy.

2007-07-06

2009-10-05