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Thoracic Surgical Procedures

Thoracic surgical procedures performed at St. Francis include:

  • Surgical treatment of lung cancer
  • Surgical diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lung, diaphragm, chest and mediastinum
  • Surgical treatment of diseases of the esophagus

Specific surgical procedures include:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Thorascopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Decortication of Lung
  • Drainage of Empyema
  • Resection of Chest Wall Tumors
  • Surgery of Diaphragm
  • Surgery Esophagus