Chest surgeons and clinics in Swizterland

Chest surgery in Switzerland, Zurich, Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux, Lucerne, Basel


Chest surgery is concerned with diseases of the chest wall and organs located within the chest cage, with the exception of the heart and aorta. Generally this involves invasive procedures for (bronchial, mediastinal) tumours within the chest cage, but also diseases of the pleural tissue (chest lining) or lungs (emphysema). Laser surgery can also be used to treat constrictions of the airway due to tumours. In addition, the airway can be kept open with artificial devices.

Experienced cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgeons operate as a team and care for the patients personally in the intensive care unit and department. A broad operative spectrum is provided:

  • Open-heart coronary surgery
  • Heart valve reconstructions, heart valve replacements, multivalve procedures
  • Arrhythmia surgery (atrial fibrillation)
  • Congenital heart defects in adults
  •  Pericardiac diseases: pulmonary vascular disease, pericardial diseases, pericardial effusion
  • Complications of a myocardial infarction: torn valves, aneurysms
  • Combined cardiac, valvular, vascular procedures
  • Heart operations without blood transfusion
  • Cardiac pacemaker implantations
  • Complete spectrum of cardiac surgery for adults as an initial procedure or reoperation
  • Lung and thoracic wall surgery as well as minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • All aortic vessels, incl. aortic arch, abdominal aorta, pelvic vessels
  • Carotid surgery for imminent stroke
  • Vein surgery, varicose veins ailments
  • Vascular access for hemodialysis patients

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