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Prof. Dr. Adnan SAYAR
Op. Dr. Ferzat ZONÜZİ
Prof. Dr. Sina ERCAN
Op. Dr. Celalettin İbrahim KOCATÜRK
Dr. Salih Cüneyt AYDEMİR
Prof. Dr. Nurettin YİYİT

Thoracic surgery; It is a branch of medicine that deals with traumas and surgical treatments of diseases such as ribs, chest wall, lung membranes, mediastinum, diaphragm, esophagus, except the heart and main vessels in the chest cavity. One of the most common diseases is lung cancer. Lung cancer is the uncontrolled proliferation of cells in the lung tissues to form tumors. As this tumor grows, it spreads to the surrounding tissues in later stages, causing problems. In addition, it is characterized by symptoms such as increasing cough, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and weight loss, chest pain, difficulty in swallowing and hoarseness, frequent infections, drooping of the eyelids, and clubbing in the soft tissue of the hands, body pain, and toes.

The main diseases that thoracic surgery deals with;

  • Chest wall diseases and tumors
  • Sympactectomy for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Chest reconstruction after major trauma and surgery
  • Lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Mediastinal tumors and diseases
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Benign esophageal diseases
  • plication for diaphragmatic paralysis
  • Treacle resection or stent placement for airway narrowing
  • Lung transplant
  • Tumors of the trachea