Overview: What is Thoracic Surgery?
Thoracic surgery is a medical surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment, mostly surgical treatment of chest organs, such as, lungs, esophagus, heart, trachea, and other organs present inside the chest. This surgical treatment is among the most complex process, but with technological advancement, it has become quite safe & easy to perform.
What are the types of thoracic surgery?
- Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
- Robot-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
- Navigational Bronchoscopy
- Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
- Tube Thoracostomy
What Common diseases can be treated through thoracic surgery?
- Lung Cancer
- Heart And Lung transplant
- Chest Trauma
- Mediastinal Tumors
- Esophageal Cancer
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