Lung surgery is surgery to repair or remove lung tissue. Common lung surgeries include:
- Lobectomy, to remove one or more lobes of a lung
- Wedge resection, to remove part of a lobe in a lung
- Pneumonectomy, to remove a lung
- Surgery to remove an infection or blood in the chest cavity
- Surgery to remove small balloon-like tissues that cause lung collapse
- Biopsy of an unknown growth.