The health boards have now agreed that a new thoracic surgeon
would be hired to provide cover for the new major trauma centre, with is opening next April.
The surgery associated with certain cancers, such as oesophageal cancer, is so specialised that only a thoracic surgeon
can perform it.SPECIALISTSInformation about the availability of cancer experts in 2014 shows there were only 25 oncology specialists, 14 physicians, four radiation oncologists, six medical oncologists and four paediatric oncologists.
Gary Chmielewski, a thoracic surgeon
with a practice emphasis on minimally invasive thoracic surgery based on the robotic platform, is now on staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
Other winners include Koo Bon-moo, the late former chairman of LG Group, Park Hang-seo, the Korean coach of the Vietnam national football team and Magdi Habib Yacoub, an Egyptian thoracic surgeon
Dr Girish Chandra Varma, consultant cardio thoracic surgeon
at NMC Speciality Hospital at Al Nahda, said: "We performed the Echo test and found that there was a lump of mass [tumour] in the right side of his heart.
The aim of the present study was to discuss our approach to patients with thoracic trauma in our center, where no thoracic surgeon
Ideally these patients should have a pleural biopsy, either by medical thoracoscopy or video aided thoracoscopy by a thoracic surgeon
. However, access to a thoracic surgeon
remains a challenge in many developing countries and Pakistan is no exception.
See your doctor immediately for confirmatory tests and possible referral to a thoracic surgeon
The cutting-edge technique, called microlobectomy, was pioneered by Joel Dunning, a thoracic surgeon
at the hospital, to reduce the invasive nature of the procedure and help patients recover faster.
In addition, he was an attending thoracic surgeon
, an attending surgical intensivist-and attending medical intensivist plus the medical director of patient safety, and physician advisor at Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri.
Consultant thoracic surgeon
Dr Waruna Karunaratne had visited the Newcastle hospital to help set up training for the Sri Lankan team.
Developed by a Thoracic Surgeon
Nezzie, a safe patient ambulation device by Blickman; parked bedside, holds all equipment in a single, self-contained, stable unit.