7 Things You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer

Written by Melanie Goldfarb, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Director for the Endocrine Tumors and Disorders Center, and Medical Director for…

Clearing The Air About Lung Cancer

Cancer is a haunting specter that looms over more and more families with every passing year, and lung cancer is…

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

The idea of a Lung Volume Reduction Surgery may seem ludicrous to those with healthy lungs, but for those who…

Surgical Treatment of Bronchiectasis

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

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…

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…

Thoracic Critical Care

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

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…

Tracheal Stenosis

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

What is GERD?

GERD (also called acid reflux) is a term you’ve probably heard on pharmaceutical commercials. It’s an acronym for gastroesophageal reflux…