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Thorax surgery

thorax surgery


Thorax is an organ which is located between head and abdomen, consists of Sternum, Spine and Ribs. Thorax is not considered as upper part of the body. Heart and lungs are inside the chest.

Inside of thorax symptoms

Coughing, wheezing and pneumonia are the symptoms. These symptoms can be related to the lungs or developing tumor outside the lungs. Patients may experience following symptoms:

-          Pain

-          Wheezing due to affecting nerve of larynx

-          Neck and face swelling

-          Diaphragm paralysis

-          Pericardial effusion due to developing tumor to pericardium

Outside of thorax symptoms

Liver, adrenal glands, skeleton and kidney are metastatic organs. Paraneoplastic syndromes are categorized as:

-          Metabolic: Cushing's syndrome, excessive antidiuretic hormone, hyperglycemia

-          Neuro Muscular: myopathy, Peripheral neuropathy, Cerebellar ataxia, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic

-          Skeletal: clubbing, Charcot's Disease

-          Dermatologic: acanthosis nigricans, Scleroderma, Dermatomyositis

-          Vascular: thrombophlebitis, Endocarditis, thrombosis

-          Hematologic: anemia, fibrinolytic, Leukocytosis, Polycythemia

In this section, our doctors and surgeons perform:

-          All thorax surgeries

-          All plural surgeries such as tumors, infections

-          All lungs surgeries

-          Benign and malignant tumors

-          Thyroid surgeries

We also treat the patients with following problems:

1.       Lung diseases: infections, tumors

2.       Mediastinal diseases: Thymus, Myasthenia Gravis, lymph glands

3.       Intestinal problems: cancers, diverticulitis

4.       Chest nerve: affecting spinal cord, neurogenic tumors