Surgery for the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy surgery for the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis Excessive sweating of the hands (palmar hyperhidrosis) is a known and quite common phenomenon in the Middle East. The most effective treatment is the detachment of a small nerve situated in the back of the thorax. In recent years, by inserting optical equipment into the […]

Mediastinoscopy

Mediastinoscopy is a procedure that enables visualization of the contents of the mediastinum, and is done only for diagnosis purposes. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia. After performing a small incision in the lower neck and inserting optical equipment, biopsies are obtained from the mediastinal area. Surgery duration is about 20 minutes and the […]

Thoracoscopic surgery

Thoracoscopic surgery is a type of thoracic surgery performed while using a small video camera that is introduced into the patient's chest via a scope. This surgical procedure is used to perform biopsies or to sever individual lung lesions. Surgical duration is about an hour and the hospital stay is between two to three days. […]

Surgical removal of mediastinal mass

This is a procedure for the surgical removal of lumps located in the mediastinal cavity. Both benign and malignant mediastinal tumors appear in the mediastinal cavity and can reach very large dimensions. Usually it is necessary to open the thorax by sawing the sternum, much like in open-heart surgery. After the lump has been removed […]

Pneumonectomy and lobectomy

A pneumonectomy (or pneumectomy) is a surgical procedure to remove a lung. Removal of just one lobe of the lung is specifically referred to as a lobectomy, and that of a segment of the lung is referred to as a wedge resection (or segmentectomy). Background The most common pulmonary disease which requires a partial or […]