Specialization – Surgery – Thoracic

Knowledge, experience and skills in:

the contents of the basic surgical training in the area

  • the prevention, diagnosis, surgical and conservative treatment and aftercare diseases including neoplasia, infections, injuries and malformations of the lung, the pleura, the tracheobronchial system, the mediastinum, chest wall, diaphragm and each of the adjacent structures including the rehabilitation
  • surgery on the heart associated with thoracic surgical operations
  • the indication for surgical and conservative treatment including risk assessment and prognostic evaluation
  • to supply the necessary emergency, vascular surgery, trauma surgery, visceral surgery and general surgery procedures in interdisciplinary collaboration
  • operative tumor surgery, including palliative care and pain therapy treatment
  • the collection of intraoperative radiological control, taking into account radiation protection
  • the planning and implementation of multimodal therapy concepts in cancer patients in
  • interdisciplinary cooperation and implementation of early detection and
  • follow-up measures for tumor recurrence and detection
  • minimally invasive surgery techniques

Examination and treatment procedures based training:

  • diagnosis and evaluation findings in the diagnostic imaging
  • sonographic examinations of the chest organs (without heart)
  • diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies, such as tracheo-bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, esophagoscopy
  • diagnostic and therapeutic punctures and drainage deposits (pleural and lung biopsies, pericardiocentesis, chest tube)
  • surgical procedures including minimally invasive techniques, whereof: Port implantationshead and neck, such as tracheotomy, mediastinoscopy, lymph node resections
  • at the mediastinum and esophagus, whereof:
    Mediastinal lymph node dissection, tumor resection,
    Thymectomy, tracheoesophageal fistula, injury to the esophagus
  • to the chest wall, such as injuries, Brustwandresektion, thoracoplasty, plastic 10 corrections to the lungs, also with laser and thoracoscopic way, whereof:
    wedge resections, enucleations, cyst removalsLobectomies, bilobectomies
  • Pneumonectomies, anatomical segmental
  • advanced operations on the lungs, whereof: Intrapericardial vascular supply, atrium resection
  • Pericardial resection of the diaphragm and also in conjunction with lung resectionsPlastic Surgery at the tracheobronchial tree in conjunction with lung resections
  • With anastomoses/sculptures on the vessels near the heart in conjunction with lung resections
  • Videothoracoscopic interventions e.g. pleurectomy, wedge resection, sympathectomy, cyst resection, biopsies of mediastinal
  • On the pleura, whereof: Pleurectomy, thoracoscopic Empyemektomie on routeOpen decortication in tumors, calluses, and empyemas
  • Thoracic injuries

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