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Respiratory System - Q – Operative terms & A – Meaning

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Q – Operative terms & A – Meaning
adenoidectomy excision of the adenoids
lobectomy removal of a lobe of a lung
nasal polypectomy removal of a nasal polyp
pneumonectomy removal of an entire lung
thoracentesis puncture for aspiration of the chest (pleural cavity)
thoracoplasty repair of the chest involving fixation of the ribs
thoracoscopy endoscopic examination of the pleural cavity using a thoracoscope
thoracostomy creation of an opening in the chest, usually to insert a tube
thoracotomy incision into the chest
tonsillectomy excision of the palatine tonsils
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) excision of the tonsils and adenoids
tracheostomy creation of an opening in the trachea, usually to insert a tube
Created by: MT student1