Operating within the body of Medicine Hospital, the Department of Thoracic Surgery provides surgical services for diagnosis and treatment of diseases that may be led by liver and various organs within the thoracic cage. Any patient referred to the Department of Thoracic Surgery is examined from a multidisciplinary perspective by a team comprised of oncologists, pulmonologists and radiologists. The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers an expertise in interventional procedures to treat lung, esophageal, tracheal and mediastinal cancer as well as primary and metastatic cancer of lungs in addition to diseases such as mesothelioma, sarcoma, thoracic outlet syndrome, thymoma, and benign diseases originated from pulmonary cavity, and malignant pleural effusions.
Medicine Hospital's Department of Thoracic Surgery offers the following procedures:
- Major pulmonary resection
- Tracheal resection
- Chest-wall resection and reconstruction
- Rigid and fiberoptic bronchoplasty
- Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)