Flashcard 13 - Respiratory Flashcard Set for the CCRN

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The correct answer is:

simple pneumonectomy


Explanation:

A simple pneumonectomy is a procedure in which an entire lung is removed. An extrapleural pneumonectomy involves removal of the lung with additional structures such as parts of the diaphragm and pericardium on the affected side.

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