*  Pneumonectomy
A pneumonectomy (or pneumectomy) is a surgical procedure to remove a lung. Removal of just one lobe of the lung is specifically ... Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 56 (4): 988-989. doi:10.1016/0003-4975(93)90377-t. PMID 8215687. Rosenthal, R; Zenilman M (2001). " ...
*  Chest tube
link) "Compact Digital Thoracic Drain Systems for the Management of Thoracic Surgical Patients: A Review of the Clinical ... 2000). "A method for mediastinal drainage after cardiac procedures using small silastic drains". The Annals of Thoracic Surgery ... British Thoracic Society recommends the tube is inserted in an area described as the "safe zone", a region bordered by: the ... Injuries to the thoracic aorta and heart can also occur. Minor complications include a subcutaneous hematoma or seroma, anxiety ...
*  Outline of cardiology
Surgical repair of a AAA is advised after it is larger than 5.0-5.5 cm because of concern for rupture that leads to death from ... Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP): A balloon placed in the thoracic aorta to supplement cardiac output from the heart. It ... Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) - Procedures to treat stenotic coronary arteries by accessing through a blood vessel. ... Dissection of the ascending aorta (type A) is a surgical emergency while dissection of the descending aorta (type B) can ...
*  Resuscitative thoracotomy
For most persons with thoracic trauma the procedure is not necessary; only 15% of those with thoracic injury require the ... San Diego: The Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Burns is part of the Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System ... The procedure allows immediate direct access to the thoracic cavity, permitting rescuers to control hemorrhage, relieve cardiac ... The procedure was first utilized during the late 1800s by Schiff in conjunction with open cardiac massage. Shortly after it was ...
*  Acumed
... with Oregon Health Sciences University to fund start-up Acute Innovations in 2006 to refine thoracic surgical procedures. Acute ... Acumed designs and builds orthopedic medical devices that are implanted into patients, as well as surgical devices. Implant ... and market orthopedic implants and surgical devices. The company is a subsidiary of Colson Associates, a spin-off of the Marmon ...
*  First rib resection
A First rib resection is a surgical procedure used in humans to treat thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). It is often accompanied ... It involves the surgical removal of a segment of the first rib, which is the rib closest to the head, under the collar bone. ... Brooke, Benjamin; Freishlag (2010). "Contemporary management of thoracic outlet syndrome". Curr Opin Cardiol. 25 (535-540): 535 ...
*  Frey's syndrome
It is often seen with patients who have undergone endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, a surgical procedure wherein part of the ... The disorder most often occurs as a complication of the surgical removal of a parotid gland (parotidectomy). The percentage of ... Injection of Botulinum Toxin A Surgical transection of the nerve fibers (only a temporary treatment)[citation needed] ...
*  Supine position
When used in surgical procedures, it allows access to the peritoneal, thoracic and pericardial regions; as well as the head, ...
*  Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
Like any surgical procedure, it has risks; the endoscopic sympathetic block (ESB) procedure and those procedures that affect ... Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) is a surgical procedure in which a portion of the sympathetic nerve trunk in the ... "The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Expert Consensus for the Surgical Treatment of Hyperhidrosis". The Annals of Thoracic Surgery ... thoracic (chest), and lumbar (lower back). The most common area targeted in sympathectomy is the upper thoracic region, that ...
*  Trauma surgery
Trauma surgeons must be familiar with a large variety of general surgical, thoracic, and vascular procedures and must be able ... National surgical boards usually supervise European training programs; they also certify for subspecialization in trauma ... In the US there is the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course and the Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in ... Trauma surgery is a surgical specialty that utilizes both operative and non-operative management to treat traumatic injuries, ...
*  Damus-Kaye-Stansel procedure
"The clinical outcomes of Damus-Kaye-Stansel procedure according to surgical technique". Korean Journal of Thoracic and ... procedure is a cardiovascular surgical procedure used as part of the repair of some congenital heart defects. This procedure ... the procedure allows blood to flow from the left ventricle to the aorta. The DKS procedure is named for three physicians - Paul ... The procedure was later accomplished via a "double-barrel" technique that resulted in a new aorta with two valves. Later, a ...
*  Chyle
... or by thoracic duct ligation (an open surgical procedure to occlude the duct by suturing tightly around it). Chyme Mosby's ... Permanent diversion of lymphatic fluid may be accomplished by thoracic duct embolization (a needle-based procedure to occlude ... typically accumulating in the thoracic (pleural) or abdominal (peritoneal) cavities, leading to a chylous pleural effusion ( ...
*  Transoral robotic surgery
... thoracic and abdominal procedures. They realized the potential value of the surgical robot for otolaryngological procedures. ... TORS procedures offer many advantages to the alternative surgical techniques of open surgical resection and conventional ... In TORS and TORSA procedures, the surgeon uses a surgical robot to view and access structures in the oral cavity (mouth) and ... At the time, surgical robots, in particular the da Vinci Surgical System, were already being used in urologic, ...
*  Interventional pulmonology
... a significantly more invasive thoracic surgical procedure Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in the esophagus. This can also be used ... Many IP procedures constitute efficacious yet less invasive alternatives to thoracic surgery. Before the advent of optical ... a procedure performed at the bedside that offers a less invasive alternative to surgical tracheotomy Transtracheal oxygen ... This procedure, performed under conscious sedation without the need for subsequent hospitalization, offers a less invasive ...
*  Aortic dissection
... a minimally invasive surgical procedure usually combined with on-going medical management Replacement of the damaged section of ... Dissection of both the thoracic and abdominal aorta Play media Dissection of both the thoracic and abdominal aorta An aortogram ... thus it provides stronger anastomosis and better surgical results. A number of comorbid conditions increase the surgical risk ... The procedure is known as aortography. Previously thought to be the diagnostic gold standard, it has been supplanted by other, ...
*  274th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne)
... thoracic, general, orthopedic, and vascular cases, with a total of 180 procedures. They concluded that the distribution, cause ... The 274th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) - officially the 274th Medical Detachment, Forward Surgical (Airborne) - is an ... When the surgical team is not deployed, or has not been assigned a patient care role, it is tasked with supporting the XVIII ... The 274th Forward Surgical Team was then, and continues to be, a source of refresher training to the United States Army Special ...
*  Thoracotomy
A thoracotomy is a major surgical procedure-it is the first step in many thoracic surgeries including lobectomy or ... Upon completion of the surgical procedure, the chest is closed. One or more chest tubes-with one end inside the opened pleural ... Thoracotomies are thought to be one of the most difficult surgical incisions to deal with post-operatively, because they are ... It is performed by surgeons (or emergency physicians under certain circumstances) to gain access to the thoracic organs, most ...
*  Pulmonology
... commonly used for the diagnosis of Sleep apnea Major surgical procedures on the heart and lungs are performed by a thoracic ... Pulmonologists often perform specialized procedures to get samples from the inside of the chest or inside of the lung. They use ... Interventional pulmonology is a relatively new field within pulmonary medicine that deals with the use of procedures such as ... Surgery of the respiratory tract is generally performed by specialists in cardiothoracic surgery (or thoracic surgery), though ...
*  Leo Eloesser
A surgical procedure known as the Eloesser flap is named for him. Known for his work among the poor and indigent, Dr. Eloesser ... He became a pioneer in the field of thoracic surgery and joined the faculty of the Stanford Medical School in 1912. ... In the Spanish Civil War he saw service at Teruel and on the Ebro front with his own Mobile Surgical Hospital. At the end of ... Leo Eloesser (July 29, 1881-October 4, 1976), a noted thoracic surgeon, was born in San Francisco. He spent his undergraduate ...
*  Pulmonary thrombectomy
In thoracic surgery, a pulmonary thrombectomy, is an emergency procedure that removes clotted blood (thrombus) from the ... Mechanical thrombectomies can be surgical (surgical thrombectomy) or percutaneous (percutaneous thrombectomy). Surgical ... Recently, in selected patients, they have gone through a resurgence with the revision of the surgical technique. Pulmonary ... PTEs are done on a nonemergency basis while pulmonary thrombectomies are typically done as an emergency procedure. PTEs ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E04)
... thoracic surgery, video-assisted MeSH E04.901.800 --- surgical stapling MeSH E04.928.220 --- cardiac surgical procedures MeSH ... cardiac surgical procedures MeSH E04.100.376.125 --- cardiomyoplasty MeSH E04.100.376.374 --- heart arrest, induced MeSH ... otologic surgical procedures MeSH E04.580.450.109 --- auditory brain stem implantation MeSH E04.580.450.220 --- cochlear ... pulmonary surgical procedures MeSH E04.928.600.080 --- bronchoscopy MeSH E04.928.600.220 --- collapse therapy MeSH E04.928. ...
*  Tracheobronchoplasty
A tracheobronchoplasty is a surgical procedure performed at limited medical facilities across the United States. It consists of ... a thoracic surgery during which mesh is sutured to the outside of the patient's trachea through a series of hundreds of knots. ... Not all patients with tracheobronchomalacia can be considered candidates for this procedure. However, it does offer an ...
*  Management of scoliosis
One or both of these surgical procedures may be needed. The surgery may be done in one or two stages and, on average, takes ... This is a procedure to reduce the rib hump that affects most scoliosis patients with a thoracic curve. A rib hump is evidence ... A complementary surgical procedure a surgeon may recommend is called thoracoplasty (also called costoplasty). ... This surgical approach is through an incision at the side of the chest wall. Posterior fusion: This surgical approach is ...
*  Spinal fusion
This procedure can be performed at any level in the spine (cervical, thoracic, or lumbar) and prevents any movement between the ... of all operating room procedures. Chou, Roger (March 11, 2016). "Subacute and Chronic Low Back Pain: Surgical Treatment". ... of all operating room procedures. This was a 70 percent growth in procedures from 2001. Lumbar fusions are the most common type ... The thoracic spine is more immobile, so most fusions are performed due to trauma or deformities like scoliosis and kyphosis. ...
*  ZEUS robotic surgical system
... surgeons to use a variety of instruments to perform a wide range of robotically assisted laparoscopic and thoracic procedures. ... 2003 - Following the merger of Computer Motion and Intuitive Surgical, ZEUS was phased out in favor of the Da Vinci Surgical ... procedure. By 2000, the ZEUS was equipped to hold 28 different surgical instruments, and in 2001 it received FDA approval. In ... The ZEUS Robotic Surgical System (ZRSS) was a medical robot designed to assist in surgery, originally produced by the American ...
*  Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee
... mostly because doctors increased the number of procedures performed but also because the price of those procedures rose". ... MD Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Peter Smith, MD Uwe Reinhardt (December 10, 2010). "The Little-Known Decision-Makers for ... DO American Pediatric Surgical Association - Samuel D. Smith, MD American Psychiatric Association - Ronald Burd, MD American ... A Florida practice performing an average twelve colonoscopies and four other procedures a day in 2012 would be considered to ...
*  Perioperative mortality
An important consideration in the decision to perform any surgical procedure is to weigh the benefits against the risks. ... Of operative risk factors, surgical site is the most important predictor of risk for PPCs (aortic, thoracic, and upper ... Immediate complications during the surgical procedure, e.g. bleeding or perforation of organs may have lethal sequelae.[ ... Methods to decrease surgical site infections in spine surgery include skin preparation, use of surgical drains, prophylactic ...