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A large number of patients diagnosed with earlier stage lung cancer can be cured by a lobectomy to remove a large section of lung. However, it is a major surgery that does affect the body. Here’s what to look for.
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There’s a controversy in the world of heart disease prevention that may affect millions of people: the one-third of all American adults who have increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
A patient shares his story about a new minimally invasive thoracic procedure that would not only cure his ailment, but also provide him with a swift and relatively pain-free recovery.
People diagnosed with lung cancer who find out they need a lobectomy to remove a large section of lung may often feel some trepidation. However, the procedure is higher-tech than ever, and the body is quick to adapt.
Lobectomy, or surgery to remove earlier stage lung cancers, has come a long way with newer, less invasive surgical techniques. Robotic surgery and other advances mean less pain, fewer complications and shorter hospital stays.
What seemed like a grave medical error on Halloween Eve, 1958, turned out to be a breakthrough in heart disease diagnosis.
Receiving radiation to the chest to treat cancer may increase the risk of developing heart issues later in life. Cardiac surgeon Bruce Lytle, MD, explains what to look out for and how a specialist called a cardio-oncologist can help.
Take a closer look at what inspired cardiothoracic surgery fellow Michael Robich, MD to become a heart surgeon. Hear how Dr. Robich’s childhood and his experiences in medical school led him to pursue a career in heart surgery.