Thoracic Surgery in Israel is engaged in the surgical treatment of diseases of the chest cavity and mediastinum: the esophagus, the upper portion of the stomach, lungs, trachea, chest wall, the thymus gland.
Choose effective treatment helps the preoperative diagnosis:
- Positron emission tomography;
- Magnetic resonance therapy;
- Non-invasive angiography;
- Ventilation-perfusion stsintiografiya;
- Non-invasive angiography.
The focus of Thoracic Surgery of Israel is the diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors of the chest.
For diagnostic procedures include:
- A biopsy of lymph nodes, lung, tumor formation mediastinum, diaphragm;
- Computed tomography of the chest cavity;
In the treatment of malignant tumors surgical treatment combined with chemotherapy and gamma - therapy.
Department of Thoracic Surgery Assuta Hospital specializes in the surgical treatment of cancer of the esophagus, lungs, thymus gland tumors, iris, mesothelioma, metastatic tumors.
The separation also provides treatment of pleural inflammation, emphysema, bronchiectasis.
Thoracic Surgery Israel in the practice perform operations by using modern technology. Videothoracoscopy considered preference operation. Surgery is performed through small incisions using a special device under video surveillance.
Videothoracoscopy in clinic Assuta is used in lung cancer, limited forms of pulmonary tuberculosis, pleurisy, lung damage, and esophagus, pleural empyema, to eliminate the defects of the heart, mediastinal tumors, esophageal diseases, breast cancer, Raynaud's disease, diseases of the mediastinal lymph nodes, myasthenia, painful syndrome .
Advantages of the method are less trauma and blood loss during surgery, fewer complications, rapid recovery of the patient after surgery, good cosmetic effect.
Due thoracoscopy was made possible and successful treatment of young patients.
Thoracic Surgery in Israel is helping the children with different pathologies:
- Congenital lung development;
- Suppurative lung disease;
- Tumors and Cysts lung, mediastinum;
- Diseases of the diaphragm;
- Injuries and chest injuries;
- Foreign bodies of the esophagus and trachea;
- Tension pneumothorax.