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Robotic Surgical Services: Thoracic Surgery

When medication or other treatments are not effective, surgery is often recommended to treat a thoracic (chest) condition affecting your lungs or esophagus.

Traditional surgery to access the chest cavity requires surgeons to make a long incision through the chest wall, known as thoracotomy. In some cases, the surgeon has to cut open the breastbone at the front of the ribcage, known as a sternotomy.

The da Vinci robot offers a less invasive option that can be used in a variety of procedures.

Using the most advanced technology available, the da Vinci robot provides your doctor with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. Because da Vinci surgery is performed through a few tiny incisions between the ribs, patients avoid both a large incision and the need for sternotomy.

Find a physician specializing in thoracic care, today.

 
The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
Northwest Hospital Earns The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
Northwest Hospital Earns The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
 
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