Target populationAdult and pediatric population.
Fundación Valle del Lili’s Thoracic Surgery Service was established at the Institution’s foundation. This specialty treats pulmonary, thoracic, esophagus and trachea pathologies, among others. Thoracic surgeons with training in thoracoscopic surgery, chest wall reconstruction, oncologic thoracic surgery and lung transplantation, works hand in hand with the Plastic surgery team, Pediatric surgery and Cardiovascular surgery for treating specific pathologies requiring multidisciplinary work.
Our Service performs thoracoscopic surgery procedures (single incision) for lung surgical resection and mediastinal pathologies using high quality surgical instrumentation. Also, chest wall surgery procedures are performed, with the assessment of patients with congenital, traumatic or tumor diseases compromising the thoracic cage (ribs and sternum) requiring surgical management. Thoracoscopic sympathectomy by thoracoscopy, for the management of hyperhidrosis (abnormal sweating in of the underarms or the palms) or some types of arrhythmias, as well as pediatric thoracoscopic surgery, which offers a less invasive surgical management alternative for this age group.