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Thoracic surgery is the branch of surgery that treats pulmonary pathologies of the thoracic wall, airway, and upper digestive tract. From a technical point of view, it is a demanding intervention area since it requires high-tech equipment, which we have at Fundación Valle del Lili to be able to perform highly complex surgeries on patients who require it. In addition, we offer our users the service of lung transplantation and respiratory ECMO covering the entire territory of southwestern Colombia.
Within Fundación Valle del Lili’s Thorax Surgery, we are committed to your health, which is why we carry out highly complex open procedures for multiple cases depending on the needs of each patient. We currently have:
supports lung oxygenation during recovery.
At Fundación Valle del Lili we give you reasons why you should choose us, that is why we work constantly to bring you the best health service comprehensively and within your reach. In Thoracic Surgery, we differentiate ourselves by:
Lung transplantation is a therapy for patients whose lung function has severely deteriorated and who no longer respond to medical management, leading to severe functional disability due to permanent respiratory distress.
Positive aspects of this procedure: Within the Valle del Lili Foundation, we have had this program active for 6 years. In the last 3 years, we have been the hospital that has performed most lung transplants in the country, providing our users with all the technology for the performance and success of this procedurebeing this one of the most complex and requires more technological resources to be carried out.
General considerations: Patients with terminal lung disease should visit the advanced lung disease clinic of the Fundación Valle del Lili, where we offer multidisciplinary and comprehensive management
by professionals trained to treat this type of pathology and offer these patients’ lung transplantation, among other alternatives.
Patients with terminal lung disease should visit to Fundación Valle del Lili’s advanced lung disease clinic, where we offer multidisciplinary and comprehensive management by professionals trained to treat this type of pathology, offering these patients alternatives such as lung transplantation.
A thoracic surgeon should be consulted when a patient has any pathology of the lungs, chest wall, or airway that is amenable to surgical management.
The most important thing to keep in mind is that Fundación Valle del Lili has a group of specialists who are willing to guide you and give you the appropriate instructions to determine if you require chest surgery, or if other procedures better suit your health needs.
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