Experiences with Pneumonectomy experiences

    • DeSwenson
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcin...
    9 months ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Learning to breathe with one lung is doable, just need time. The pain from the surgery is tough. Feels like recovery from broken rib...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 1 year ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was going into Crashing mode 2 x. Found out I had a bleeder and they had to go back in. Then after the surgery no one advised me t...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • tami2011
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    had i known now what i did then i would have kept the cancer

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 2 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    i had a collapsed lung and obstructive pnemonia because of the tumor in my trachea blocking my right lung. after the surgery i had t...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • tkantor
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung C...
    about 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left lung removed as the tumor went from upper lobe to lower lobe. I am leading an active life and have no trouble breathing when ac...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • emwalker
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    had to crack two ribs in order to get to left lung and remove it

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Luval
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    had to learn a different life style because of the many things I found out I wasn't able to do anymore.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • malindsey
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I got c-diff, a staph infection and it almost killed me.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • malindsey
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was admitted to the er with collapsded rt. lung, turned into sepsis. My great surgeon had to wait until that infection was gone. T...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • emilyw
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    after staying in hospital two weeks following the removal of my left lung, i had home therapy

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • emilyw
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    after my surgery i was on oxygen 24hrs 7 days a week and i had to have radiation every day for six weeks, tried chemo for one week ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Spring2025
    • Experience with Large Cell Carcinom...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed Feb 2013 with large cell carcinoma. Tumor in lower lobe. Biopsy confirms large cell carcinoma. CT, PET scan show other ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
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