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Essential Services at the Division of Thoracic & Esophageal Surgery

Other essential services at University Hospitals Division of Thoracic & Esophageal Surgery include:

  • Airway laser and stents
  • Navigation bronchoscopy
  • EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound)
  • Brachytherapy
  • Carinal resections
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction
  • Collis-Belsey procedure
  • CyberKnife® stereotactic radiation for chest cancers
  • Decortication — empyema drainage
  • Esophageal diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
    • Tri-incisional
    • Transhiatal
    • Ivor-Lewis
    • Minimally invasive
  • Extrapleuralpneumonectomy
  • Radical Pleurectomy
  • Heller myotomy
  • Laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
  • Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung resection
    • Wedge excision
    • Segmentectomy
    • Sleeve resection
    • Pneumonectomy
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Management of pleural effusions using the Pleurx-Denver catheter
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Removal of mediastinal tumors
  • Sternoclavicular joint resection
  • Subxyphoid and VATS pericardial window
  • Thymectomy via Sternotomy and VATS
  • Tracheal esophageal fistulae repair
  • Tracheal resection and reconstruction
  • Tracheal stenosis repair
  • Transthoracic myotomy
  • VATS biopsy
  • VATS bullectomy
  • VATS lung resections (lobectomy, segmentectomy, and pneumonectomy)
  • VATS sympathectomy
  • VATS talc pleurodesis

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