Mediastinal Diseases

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Swedish Thoracic Surgery / First Hill

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This program offers patients with mediastinal diseases access to the leading thoracic doctors in the region. For patients suffering from a collapsed lung, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), or spots on an X-ray or CT, Swedish thoracic surgeons can provide the latest treatments and surgical procedures including airway debridement, bronchoscopy, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, lung resection and more.

Surgeries & Procedures

Airway debridement
Airway stenting
Bronchoscopy
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (superDimension)
Mediastinoscopy (lymph node biopsy)
Robotic surgery (daVinci)
Thymectomy - open,VATS and robotic
Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

Conditions

Diseases

Coughing
Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
Enlarged lymph nodes
Mediastinal mass

Lymphoma
Mediastinal tumors
Myasthenia gravis
Teratoma
Thymoma
Thyroid