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Thoracic Conditions

At Norwalk Hospital, our board-certified thoracic surgeons provide surgical treatment for lung cancer as well as disorders and injuries to the chest, lungs, esophagus, and chest wall. Whenever possible, our surgeons perform minimally invasive robotic surgery using our state-of-the-art robotic surgical system.

Our expert thoracic surgeons treat conditions such as:

●      Abnormal chest wall

●      Chest tumors

●      Esophageal cancer

●      Esophageal diseases

●      Lung cancer


Thoracic Procedures

Our thoracic surgeons perform a variety of procedures including:

Lung:

  • Lung lobectomy
  • Lung segmentectomy
  • Lung wedge resection
  • Bleb and bullae resection
  • Pleuridesis for recurrent collapsed lung
  • Lung biopsies

Chest:

  • Chest wall tumor resection
  • Repair of rib fractures
  • Rib resection
  • Chest wall reconstruction
  • Mediastinum
  • Resection of mediastinum tumors
  • Lymph node biopsies

Airway:

  • Dilation of airway strictures
  • Rigid bronchoscopy
  • Laser ablation of tracheal tumors
  • Stents in airways
  • Biopsies of airway tumors

Esophagus:

  • Esophagectomy 
  • Esophagoscopy