In the Department of Thoracic Surgery, which deals with trauma and surgery of all organs and tissues except the heart in the chest cavity, diagnosis and treatment of all diseases entering this area can be done. It covers the muscles and bones (ribs or vertebrae) in the chest area, as well as the lungs and membranes, the windpipe, esophagus, thymus, some vessels and nerves, and parts of the diaphragm membrane.

The breast is a region that is excluded from thoracic surgery. Breast surgery, which covers breast cancer and its treatments, is a different area than thoracic surgery.

For breast complaints, you can contact IstHealth Breast Health and Disease Centers.

Diseases related to thoracic surgery
At IstHealth Health Group Thoracic Surgery Centers, diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases can be performed in accordance with the most up-to-date approaches with its expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment:

Lung cancer and lung tumors

Pulmonary emphysema

Lung membrane cancer

Inflammation of the lung membrane

Internal collapse or external disfigurement of the rib cage

Chest injuries

Diaphragm hernia

Congenital abnormalities of the lungs

Windpipe tumors

Lung cysts


Congenital cysts

Air cysts

Lung dog cysts

Fluid collection in the chest cavity

Chronic bronchitis


Thymus gland cysts

Pnomani (Pneumonia)

Sarcoidosis (a systemic disease that can hold all tissues and organs and the cause of which is not exactly known)

Thoracic Surgery