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What is VATS (Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery)?

What is VATS (Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery)?

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, or VATS, is a kind of thoracoscopic surgery. It’s a form of thoracic surgery done with a little incision. Video-assisted thoracic surgery is used mostly in treatment of lung cancer, pleural effusion, and other chest and lung...
Do you know about Lung Abscess?

Do you know about Lung Abscess?

A lung abscess is a pus-filled hollow surrounded by inflammatory tissue in your lung. It generally happens by microorganisms from your mouth or throat reach and grow into your lungs, causing an infection/abscess. A lung abscess can be caused by a variety of factors,...
Robotic Thoracic Surgery: Know it better…

Robotic Thoracic Surgery: Know it better…

Robotic technology is of immense benefit in some of the thoracic procedures if the treating surgeon has the appropriate training and expertise to conduct robotic surgery. Traditional surgical procedures have to be mastered first, but robotic surgery with the da Vinci®...
Everything you must know about Thymus Cancer!

Everything you must know about Thymus Cancer!

The thymus gland is located underneath our breastbone/sternum in the chest. It is an important component of our body’s immune system. The thymus gland produces and help in maturation of lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that assist our body in fighting...