Cosmetic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery – A Patient’s Guide

Thoracic surgery is the medical practice of surgically treating diseases or injuries of the heart, lungs, and chest walls. Surgeons can perform a wide variety of operations, from simple to complex. Knowing what to expect can help you feel more comfortable about your upcoming surgery. Preparation Thoracic surgery is a type of surgery performed on organs in the chest area. It can be done for various reasons, including lung cancer, trauma, and respiratory disease. Some thoracic surgeries use minimally invasive techniques, such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) or robotic surgery. Others may require an open surgical procedure called a thoracotomy. Thoracic surgeons who are open and honest, like Armen Parajian, will review the kind of surgery you'll undergo and the d

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