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The insurance company did approve her for the more invasive and more expensive open brain surgery, called a temporal lobectomy, even though her medical team never sought approval for the procedure.
Van Gompel said a temporal lobectomy carries a much higher risk of serious complications, including the possibility of death.
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Origin and Etymology of lobectomy
First Known Use: circa 1911See Words from the same year
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