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Thoracic and Related Diseases

The Cardiothoracic Surgery Division at the University of Texas Medical Branch provides leading edge care in adult cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery, heart and lung transplant and cardiothoracic surgery critical care. Below are some of the conditions and diseases our surgeons can help their patients address:

Thoracic Diseases

Adenocarcinoma-Lung cancer
Anterior mediastinal mass
Bleb or bullous disease
Bronchial cysts
Bronchial obstruction or stenosis or strictures
Bronchogenic cancer
Carcinoid tumor
Chest wall tumors
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Cystic fibrosis
Diaphragm paralysis
Endobronchial tumors
End stage lung disease
Hyperhidrosis sweaty palms syndrome
Large cell cancer
Lung adenocarcinoma
Lung cancer
 Lung nodules
Lung tumors
 Mediastinal tumors
Myasthenia gravis
Neuroendocrine tumors
Pancoast tumors
Pectus carinatum
Pectus excavatum
Pleural effusions
Posterior mediastinal mass
Pulmonary fibrosis
Pulmonary metastasis
Pulmonary sequestration
Recurrent lung cancer
Respiratory failure
Small cell cancer
Solitary pulmonary nodule
Spontaneous pneumothorax
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
Thyroid goiter (sub-sternal)
Tracheal obstruction or stenosis or strictures
Tracheal tumors

Esophageal or Foregut Diseases

Barrett’s Esophagus
Epiphrinic diverticulum
Esophageal cancer
Esophageal duplication cysts
Esophageal mass or cysts
Esophageal obstruction
Esophageal perforation
Esophageal stenosis or strictures
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Giant paraesophageal hernia
Intra-thoracic gastric hernias
Squamous cell cancer
Zenker’s diverticulum

Cardiac Diseases

Adult congenital CAD
Adult congenital heart disease
Angina Pectoralis
Aortic aneurysm or dissection
Aortic arch aneurysm or dissection
Aortic coarctation
Aortic dilation
Aortic valve regurgitation or insufficiency or stenosis
Arterial graft bypass surgery
Atrial fibrillation
Atrial septal defect (ASD)
Bilateral internal mammary artery grafting
Cardiac tamponade or effusion
Cardiac mural thrombus
Complex and redo CAD revascularization
Congestive heart failure
Constrictive pericarditis
Coronary artery aneurysm repair
Coronary artery disease (CAD)
Heart attack
Heart murmur
High blood pressure
Left main CAD
Mitral valve prolapse
Mitral valve regurgitation or insufficiency or stenosis
Multi valve replacement
Myocardial infarction
Pulmonary embolus
Sinus bradycardia
Sick sinus syndrome
Tricuspid valve regurgitation or insufficiency or stenosis
Thoracic aortic aneurysms
Valve endocarditis or infection or abscess
Ventricular aneurysms
Ventricular septal defect (VSD)

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77555-0528
Phone: (409) 772-1203
FAX: (409) 772-1421

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