Best Pulmonology Hospital in India | Thoracic Surgery
Best Pulmonology Hospital in India | Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Best Pulmonology Hospital in India | Thoracic Surgery

A remarkable feature of Manipal Hospitals, the best pulmonology hospital in Bangalore, is the dedicated & exclusive Chest Surgery (also known as Thoracic Surgery) Department dealing with diseased or injured organs of the chest. Chest surgery includes all the organs inside the chest except the heart. Precisely the disorders of the lungs esophagus (food pipe) and trachea (windpipe) come under it. Lung cancer, emphysema, LVRS for advanced COPD, complications of lung tuberculosis and chest trauma are some of the many clinical indications for chest surgery. The department is famous for successfully managing patients with chest injuries including injuries of the heart. Dept is also one of few in Northern India to undertake minimally invasive thoracic surgery (Keyhole surgery). Apart from diagnostic mediastinoscopy and thoracoscopy, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) is routinely done for a wide variety of diseases inside the chest cavity. A sample list of operations done using VATS includes lobectomy, Bullectomy, decortication, pleurectomy, Ablation of hemothorax, Ablation of empyema thoracic, Thymectomy, Wedge resection of the lung, Esophageal myotomy, Lung biopsy, Pleural biopsy, excision of mediastinal tumours, mediastinal lymph node dissection, pericardial biopsy etc.

Best Pulmonology Hospital in India | Thoracic Surgery


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Why Manipal?

Chest surgeons at Manipal Hospitals are the best pulmonologist in india who works in close association with other specialists to provide you with comprehensive care. Some of the specialists commonly consulted during managing chest surgical patients are chest physicians, gastroenterologists, oncologists, radiologists, and pathologists. We have a team of Top pulmonologist in india who are personalised to your individual needs and include respiratory physiotherapists and physical and occupational therapists. Having all of this under one roof means your care is optimised right from the beginning till discharge and continues to rehabilitation. No time is wasted in preoperative evaluation while coordinating various consultations and investigations.

Best Pulmonology Hospital in India | Thoracic Surgery


Treatment & Procedures

Thoracic surgery involves surgery on all parts of the chest which includes the chest wall, the contents of the chest (the mediastinum) and the lungs but excludes the heart.

Diagnostic Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy: A diagnostic procedure for examining the airways.
  • Key Hole Lung Biopsy: Minimally invasive method for lung tissue sampling.
  • Keyhole Pleural Biopsy: Small-incision technique for sampling pleural tissue.
  • Thoracoscopy: Procedure for examining and treating the chest cavity.
  • Mediastinoscopy: Diagnostic technique for assessing the mediastinum.
  • Spiral CT Scan: Imaging method providing detailed chest scans.
  • Whole-body PET-CT Scan: Comprehensive imaging for detecting chest abnormalities.
  • Virtual Bronchoscopy: Non-invasive method for visualizing airways.
  • Pulmonary Angiography: Imaging procedure for evaluating lung blood vessels

Therapeutic Procedures

  • Lobectomy: Surgical removal of a lung lobe.
  • Pneumonectomy: Procedure to remove an entire lung.
  • Decortication: Surgery to remove the fibrous layer around the lung.
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: Treatment for severe emphysema.
  • Chest Wall Reconstruction: Surgery to repair chest wall deformities.
  • Chest Injuries: Procedures to address traumatic chest wounds.
  • Surgery for Lung Tuberculosis: Surgical interventions for tuberculosis complications.
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: Minimally invasive chest surgery.
  • Robotic Surgery: Advanced technology for precise thoracic procedures.
  • Tracheal Surgery: Treatment for narrowing and tumors in the windpipe.
  • Foreign Body in Airways: Removal of objects obstructing the air passages
Best Pulmonology Hospital in India | Thoracic Surgery

Facilities & Services

In cooperation with other departments, complete diagnostic work-up of chest surgical patients is done in-house including pulmonary function test, pulmonary angiography, bronchoscopy (both rigid & video-assisted), spiral CT scan with 3-D reconstruction, MRI, PET-CT scan, Arterial blood gas analysis etc.

Operations are done in most modern modular operation theatres equipped with all support equipment and manned by highly trained anesthesiologists backed by expert technical staff.

Robotic surgery is carried out on the latest DaVinci Xi system that results in less postoperative pain and earlier discharge thus indirectly reducing the cost to the patient.

Manipal Hospitals is one the best chest hospitals in Bangalore where Excellent postoperative care is provided in a modern intensive care unit installed with state-of-art monitoring equipment, ventilators and round-the-clock availability of trained intensivists.

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