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Thoracic Surgery

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Thoracic Surgery

Latest release on Jan 10, 2012

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Thoracic Surgery

Rank #1: Pectus Excavatum

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Pectus excavatum is an abnormal development of the chest wall in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally, resulting in a caved-in, or sunken appearance. It is considered be a relatively common congenital deformity and occurs more often in males than in females. Approximately 40% of pectus excavatum patients have one or more family members with the defect.

Jan 10 2012

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Rank #2: 3D Bronchoscopy

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Bronchoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to obtain a small amount of lung tissue and fluid samples, which are then examined under a microscope to help in diagnosing a change in your lung function.

Jan 10 2012

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Rank #3: Hyperhidrosis

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Hyperhidrosis is a relatively common problem that affects many people. Although sweating is a normal bodily function, in some people it is unnecessarily excessive. Typically, people with hyperhidrosis have excessive sweating of their hands and sometimes in other parts of their body as well. In its most severe form, hyperhidrosis can cause crippling loss of self esteem.

Jan 05 2012

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Rank #4: Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: VATS for Lung and Esophageal Disease

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Frequently, we examine and remove a small nodule using a video-assisted technology called VATS, or video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. In this technique, the surgeon makes two or three one-inch incisions between the ribs. A camera attached to a telescope (which magnifies the field of view), is placed in one of the incisions.

Jan 05 2012

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Rank #5: Surgical Treatment for Lung and Esophageal Cancers

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The type and extent of surgery recommend will depend on the patient's specific diagnosis regarding the stage, location, and type of cancer.

Jan 05 2012

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Pectus Excavatum

Podcast cover
Read more
Pectus excavatum is an abnormal development of the chest wall in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally, resulting in a caved-in, or sunken appearance. It is considered be a relatively common congenital deformity and occurs more often in males than in females. Approximately 40% of pectus excavatum patients have one or more family members with the defect.

Jan 10 2012

6mins

Play

3D Bronchoscopy

Podcast cover
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Bronchoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to obtain a small amount of lung tissue and fluid samples, which are then examined under a microscope to help in diagnosing a change in your lung function.

Jan 10 2012

3mins

Play

Hyperhidrosis

Podcast cover
Read more
Hyperhidrosis is a relatively common problem that affects many people. Although sweating is a normal bodily function, in some people it is unnecessarily excessive. Typically, people with hyperhidrosis have excessive sweating of their hands and sometimes in other parts of their body as well. In its most severe form, hyperhidrosis can cause crippling loss of self esteem.

Jan 05 2012

3mins

Play

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: VATS for Lung and Esophageal Disease

Podcast cover
Read more
Frequently, we examine and remove a small nodule using a video-assisted technology called VATS, or video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. In this technique, the surgeon makes two or three one-inch incisions between the ribs. A camera attached to a telescope (which magnifies the field of view), is placed in one of the incisions.

Jan 05 2012

9mins

Play

Surgical Treatment for Lung and Esophageal Cancers

Podcast cover
Read more
The type and extent of surgery recommend will depend on the patient's specific diagnosis regarding the stage, location, and type of cancer.

Jan 05 2012

6mins

Play

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