Scientific Sessions

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Thoracic Surgery: Thoracic surgery indicates the operations on organs in the chest, including the heart, lungs and esophagus. Thoracic surgeries cover coronary artery bypass surgery, heart transplant, lung transplant and removal of the lung affected by cancer.

Types of Thoracoscopic Surgery Procedures:

  • Video-Assisted Lobectomy
  • Wedge Resection
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Drainage of Pleural Effusions
  • Mediastinal, Pericardial, and Thymus Thoracoscopic procedures

Cardiovascular Surgery: Cardiovascular surgery defined as heart surgery. It relates surgical procedure which includes the heart, or the blood vessels that carry blood to heart.

Types of heart surgery:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Pacemaker Insertion or cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
  • Maze surgery
  • Aneurysm repair
  • Heart transplant
  • Ventricular assist device (VAD) or total artificial heart (TAH) insertion