Advanced Thoracic Surgery at Aria Health
At Aria Health, our Department of Advanced Thoracic Surgery offers the most leading-edge technology for the treatment of lung and esophogial cancers.
- Lung and esophageal cancers.
- Mediastinal tumors, or growths that occur in the area between the lungs.
- Additional conditions of the lungs, esophagus and diaphragm
In addition to these standard conditions, our department also specializes in several advanced facets of thoracic surgery and treatment, such as:
da Vinci® Si™ Surgical System Robotic System for Thoracic Surgery
This robotic technology provides Aria surgeons with unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that enable a minimally invasive approach for complex surgery. da Vinci takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. Learn more
Endoscopic Bronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
A thin tube carrying a camera and an ultrasound device inserted into the patient’s windpipe while the patient is anesthetized to identify suspicious structures or biopsy the lymph node. Learn more
Nd:Yag Laser Ablation and Stenting of Endobronchial and Endo-esophogial Tumors
A neodymium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser beam is aimed at the cancer through the tip of an endoscope to destroy the cancerous tissue. Stenting procedures are performed with nickel-titanium stents. Learn more
Stereotactic Body Radioablation with TrueBeam
A non-invasive treatment of early stage lung cancer for patients as an alternative to surgery. Focused radiation treatment targets the tumor while protecting the surrounding organs. Learn more