Thoracic Surgery


The Department of Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Thoracic Surgery handles the organs of chest cavity including lungs, trachea, chest wall, esophagus, diaphragma and thymus. Mediastinal pathologies are (the space between two lungs) also in the field of thoracic surgery discipline. Surgeons in Ankara City Hospital work together with colleagues in Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiation Oncology, Intensive Care, Supportive care and nutrition.

Surgical procedures performed in The Department of Thoracic Surgery are:

1) Lung cancers

2) Lung transplantation

3) Chest wall tumors

4) Bening and malignant tracheal pathologies

5) Bening and malignant diaphragmatic pathologies

6) Bening and malignant esophageal pathologies

7) Bening and malignant thymic pathologies

8) Bening and surgical lung pathologies

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