Department of Adult and Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Thoracic Surgery provides the highly accurate diagnostics and effective surgical treatment of diseases of the lungs, mediastinum and other thoracic organs. Patient care is provided in close cooperation with doctors from the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Pulmonology. The primary focus of the medical facility is on the treatment of lung cancer and cancer of other thoracic organs, therefore, oncologists, chemotherapists, radiation therapists, radiologists and other specialists are involved in the therapeutic process. Thus, patients receive comprehensive treatment based on the expert knowledge and clinical experience of doctors from the related fields. The department admits not only adults, but also young patients. The key focus in the field of pediatric thoracic surgery is on the correction of pectus carinatum and pectus excavatum. Using only modern and the most effective surgical techniques, the department keeps pace with medical innovations. The medical facility is the only one in the region where thoracic surgeons successfully use an advanced surgical endoscopic technique – single-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).