Conditions We Treat

Conditions We Treat

At the Swedish Division of Thoracic Surgery, we tailor your treatment and care to ensure that you will receive the best possible treatment for each condition and disease. Our surgeons perform over 800 diagnostic procedures and 1,000 major surgeries each year encompassing a comprehensive range of airway, thoracic, esophageal and gastric diseases.

Airway Esophageal  Stomach Thoracic

Airway Conditions

 

Conditions

Diseases

Coughing
Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
Shortness of breath
Trouble breathing
Wheezing

Airway Tumors
Asthma
Bronchial stenosis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD)
Tracheal stenosis
Tracheal tumors
Tracheomalacia

Surgeries & Procedures

Airway debridement
Bronchial thermoplasty
Fiducial seed implant for CyberKnife
Laser therapy
Rigid bronchoscopy
Airway stenting
Tracheal resection

 

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Esophageal Conditions

 

Conditions

Diseases

Acid reflux
Asthma
Chest pain with eating
Coughing
Dental erosion
Early satiety (get full quickly)
Food sticks (dysphagia)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Heartburn
Indigestion
Painful swalling (Odynophagia)
Pneumonia
Stomach pain
Throat clearing
Vomiting

Achalasia
Barrett's esophagus
Diverticulum (Zenkers, Epiphrenic)
Esophageal cancer
Esosinophillic esophagitis
Gastroesophageal junction cancer
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hiatal hernias
Hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter (LES)
Leiomyoma
Nutcracker esophagus
Paraesophageal hernia (stomach in chest)
Tracho-esophageal fistul

Surgeries & Procedures

Anti-reflux surgery
BARRX (radiofrequency ablation)
Cryoablation
Diaphragmatic hernia repair
Endoscopic ultrasoundscopy (EUS)
Endoscopic Zenker'sdiverticulectomy
Esophageal stents
Esophagectomy (en bloc, vagal sparing, transhiatal, etc)
Hill repair
Laparoscopic hiatal hernia surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Myotomy
Nissen fundoplication
Re do surgery

 

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Stomach Conditions

 

Conditions

Diseases

Acid reflux
Asthma
Coughing
Early satiety (get full quickly)
Food sticks (dysphagia)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Heartburn
Indigestion
Stomach pain
Vomiting

Carcinoid
Gastrointestinal stomal tumor (GIST)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Leiomyoma
Stomach cancer

Surgeries & Procedures

Gastrectomy 
Intragastric surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

 

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Thoracic Conditions

 

Conditions

Diseases

Acute Rib Fracture
Asbestosis
Collapsed lung
Coughing
Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
Fluid on lungs
Lung mass
Lung nodules
Malignant pleural effusion
Mediastinal mass
Pain with breathing
Pleural effusion
Pleurisy
Spots on Xray or CT
Trouble breathing

Bronchoalveolar carcinoma
Carcinoid tumors
Chest wall tumors
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Congestive heart failure
Diaphragm eventration
Empyema
Hyperhidrosis
Lung cancer
Lymphoma
Mesothelioma
Myasthenia gravis
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Pleural effusion
Pneumothorax
Pulmonary metastases
Radiation necrosis of chest wall
Renal failure/dialysis
Small cell lung cancer (SCLC)
Teratoma
Thymoma

Surgery

Airway debridement
Airway stenting
Bronchoscopy
Chest wall resection
Electromagnetic nagivation bronchoscopy (superDimension)
Endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS)
Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS)
Extrapleural pneumonectomy
Laser surgery
Lung resection
Mediastinoscopy (lymph node biopsy)
Pectus excavatum
PleurX catheter
Pleurectomy/decortication
Pleuroscopy (thoracoscopy)
Rib plating and fixation
Robotic surgery (daVinci)

Thymectomy - open, video assisted thoracoscopic surgery(VATS) & robotic
Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

 

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Contact Information

Swedish Thoracic Surgery / First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-215-6800
Fax: 206-215-6801
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