Types of Thoracic Surgeries?

The different types of thoracic surgeries are: Mediastinoscopy, Mediastinotomy, VATS (video assisted thoracic surgery), and Thoracotomy. The surgeon will determine the type of surgery one would undergo depending on what is wrong inside the chest and/or lungs. You can find more information here: www.whittington.nhs.uk/clickthrough.asp?c=5005
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