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ectasis
stretching
pulmonary resections
1. wedge resection
2. segmental resection
3. lobectomy
4. pneumonectomy
wedge resection
removal of a small, localized area of diseased tissue
segmental resection
removal of a bronchiole and its alveoli
lobectomy
removal of an entire lobe of a lung
pneumonectomy
removal of an entire lung
effusion
escape of fluid
thorax
chest
cheyne-stokes respiration
marked by rhythmatic changes in the depth of breathing. Pattern occurs every 45 seconds to 3 minutes. The cause is heart failure or brain damage, both of which affect the respiratory center in the brain
ectasis
incomplete expansion
sleep apnea
sudden cessation of breathing during sleep
paroxysmal
sudden
nocturnal
night