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Surgical Treatment of Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is the chronic inflammation of bronchi walls. It is characterized by thickening bronchi walls from inflammation and infection. When…

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Surgical Management of Primary Upper Limb Hyperhidrosis – A Review

Hyperhidrosis is classified by sweating excessively in response to stimuli. Excess sweat is define as sweat that exceeds amounts normally…

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Chest Wall Deformities: An Overview on Classification and Surgical Options

Chest wall malformations (CWM) can be exhibited in several ways and can cause both functional respiratory impairment and psychosocial concerns…

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Thoracic Critical Care

Patients requiring thoracic care are generally older, former or current smokers, and sicker as compared to other types of patients….

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Preoperative Evaluation of Patients for Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery, or surgery on the lungs, is most commonly used to remove lung cancer or to reduce the volume…

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Tracheal Stenosis

Tracheal stenosis is a narrowing of the trachea that ultimately leads to breathing problem. This is the result of scar…

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What is GERD?

GERD is a term you’ve probably heard on pharmaceutical commercials. It’s an acronym for gastroesophageal reflux disease. While that’s quite…

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Esophageal Cancer: What You Need to Know

Cancer. The word alone is enough to scare even the strongest person. We hear every day about breast cancer, lung…

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Hyperhidrosis (Sweaty Palms)

Hyperhidrosis Sweating is a part of life. And for most of us it’s actually an incredibly helpful biological process that…

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Screening for Lung Cancer

Screening for Lung Cancer Lung cancer. Just hearing those words sends chills down many people’s spines. This disease has become…