Lobectomy Risks

Lobectomies have been done for many years with good results and few complications or problems. However, as with any surgery, there are risks. Lobectomy complications can range from minor ones, such as nausea and skin numbness, to serious problems, such as lung failure or a collapsed lung.
 
Certain people are at a higher risk of developing serious complications. This includes people with:
   
What will happen if you develop a serious complication? The answer will depend on your health. In some cases, you may need to stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) or the hospital longer than planned. In others, you may also need to have a blood transfusion or another surgery.
 
(Click Lobectomy Complications for a more in-depth list of problems that can occur during or after your surgery.)

Lobectomy Risks

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