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Pulmonary lobectomy - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy


The lungs are comprised of lobes. The right lung has a superior lobe, middle lobe and inferior lobe. The left lung has a superior and inferior lobe.

Review Date 6/2/2014

Updated by: Norman S. Kato, MD, Surgeon with the Cardiac Care Medical Group, Encino, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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