Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery is the medical specialty involved in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting the organs inside the chest, such as the heart, the lungs as well as the esophagus. Surgery is performed for both diagnosed disease as well as trauma due to accidents.

Surgery for the heart includes coronary artery bypass surgery to restore blood flow to the heart by bypassing the narrowed coronary arteries; heart valve surgery to repair and replace narrowed or leaking heart valves; and aortic surgery to replace an enlarged or damaged blood vessels.

Surgery for the thorax or chest include surgery for lung cancer where tumours and cysts are present, pleural effusion, emphysema, surgery for collapsed or infected lungs, laproscopic thoracic surgery and surgery for deformaties and abnormalities of the chest wall.

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