Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery implies to operations in the chest includes heart, esophagus & lungs. Mainly specialized thoracic surgeons treat lungs and esophageal problems, while cardiac surgeons opt for the heart. There are certain procedures like pleurectomy which involves the removal of the inner lining of the chest cavity, Wedge resection involves the removal of tissues associated with cancer, pneumonectomy involves the removal of lung and lymph nodes, etc. Robotic thoracic surgery, Video-assisted surgery is the minimally invasive procedures used in the removal of a tumor.