Thoracic surgery is a surgical specialty applied to pathologies of the thorax.

It involves the thoracic cage and everything within the thorax except for the heart, which is the subject of a separate specialty, cardiac surgery.

  • Lung cancers
  • Tumors of the thoracic wall and mediastinum (thymus, etc.)
  • Pulmonary diseases
  • Pleural diseases
  • Infectious and degenerative mediastinal diseases
  • ……