Mesothelioma is a serious and aggressive form of cancer, treatment with surgery is a common way especially if the tumor was discovered at an early stage. But treatment options are surgery vary from patient to patient depending on the type of mesothelioma. The surgeon wants to remove all cancerous tissue, which can be found Once you determine the type and location of the tumor.
There are different forms of mesothelioma surgery is used as a measure of faith, some others are used to relieve symptoms and complications of the disease.
Surgical removal of the lung have all or part of the lung to get rid of the tumor and other lung diseases. But this surgery reduces the ability of the patient's breathing so you must first do tests and analyzes to make sure that the remaining lung to have sufficient capacity to take over the process of breathing. The human race can live in recovery from sickness, and one even though it is a serious and take action if this was to make sure that the only chance for survival.
The best option for the treatment of pleural mesothelioma is a malignant lung eradicate infected only with part of the pericardial membrane covering the heart. The mural pleura or lining of the chest cavity.
Decision is made after pneumonectomy to make sure that the disease spreads to other parts of the body. After making sure that the functions of the patient's heart is working well and other lung condition are good.
A pneumonectomy is performed under general anesthesia. The doctor will make a long incision (about seven to nine inches) and remove part of the rib to be able to properly view the lungs. The affected lung will be carefully collapsed and the doctors will clamp, cut, and tie off any attached blood vessels, along with the air tube that flows to the cancerous lung. The lung is removed through the incision and the cut tubes and vessels are thoroughly inspected to ensure that nothing is leaking.