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What is thoracic surgery?

Thoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest) excluding the heart. Thoracic surgeons affiliated with Riverview Medical Center are skilled in treating a wide array of conditions and disease, including: lung cancer, esophageal and plural space disorders, diaphragmatic hernias, and chest wall tumors. Thoracic surgery procedures includes: Esophagectomy, Myotomy for Achalasia, Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy, Thoracoscopic Lobectomy, Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis and Laser Ablation. You can call 732-530-2442 for more information about Thoracic Surgery in New Jersey.

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