Chapter 9: Respiratory System; Operative Terms

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Chapter 9: Respiratory System; Operative Terms
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  1. adenoidectomy
    excision of the adenoids
  2. lobectomy
    removal of a lobe of a lung
  3. nasal polypectomy
    removal of a nasal polyp
  4. pneumonectomy
    removal of an entire lung
  5. thoracentesis
    puncture for aspiration of the chest
  6. thoracoplasty
    repair of the chest involving fixation of the ribs
  7. thoracoscopy
    endoscopic examination of the pleural cavity using a thoracoscope
  8. thoracostomy
    creation of an opening in the chest usually for insertion of a tube
  9. thoracotomy
    incision into the chest
  10. tonsillectomy
    excision of the palatine tonsils
  11. tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T & A)
    excision of the tonsils and adenoids
  12. tracheostomy
    creation of an opening in the trachea, most often to insert a tube
  13. tracheotomy
    incision into the trachea

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