Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeons at CHI St. Alexius Health treat disorders of the heart, lungs, esophagus, and major blood vessels of the chest.
Condition and treatment options may include:
- Aortic aneurysm
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Congenital heart defects
- Coronary artery disease
- Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
- Esophageal cancer
- Lung cancer
This technology-driven specialty is constantly evolving, with research and emerging technologies leading toward less invasive procedures that result in patients recovering faster and with better outcomes.