Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Our main focus is on:

Cardiovascular Surgery:

  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Surgery for complications of coronary artery ­disease, LV aneurysm, papillary muscle rupture, postinfarction ventricular septal defect,­ ­ventricular rupture
  • Valve surgery
  • Surgery for grown-ups with congenital heart ­disease (GUCH)
  • Heart transplantation
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Surgery for cardiac trauma
  • Surgery for pericardial disease
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Defibrillator implantation

Thoracic Surgery:

  • Treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the lung, mediastinum, pleural space and chest wall tumors
  • Treatment of infectious lung disease
  • Resection of advanced lung cancer in combination with chemo- and radiotherapy
  • surgery of lung metastases (incl. laser-resections)
  • “Keyhole” lung surgery
  • Surgery of lung emphysema
  • Palliation of recurrent pleural effusions
  • Tracheal surgery