Treatments & services: Lungs and airways

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Bronchoscopy is a procedure that allows the doctor to directly visualize the interior passageways of the lower respiratory tract through a bronchoscope (a long, narrow, fiberoptic, lighted tube inserted through the nose or mouth)...


Stop smoking classes If you have returned to smoking, the Center for Tobacco Control can help. The center holds five-week stop smoking classes. Upcoming class start dates are: January 6, 2015 February 10, 2015 March 24, 2015 April 28, 2015 June 1, 2015 July 7,2015 August 11, 2015 September 29, 2015 November 3, 2015 Northwell Health Glen Cove Hospital January 7, 2015 This five-week intensive stop-smoking class emphasizes behavior changes and medication use...


Robotic thoracic surgery is procedure in which the surgeon makes several tiny incisions between the ribs, then inserts small robotic arms and a small camera through the incisions. During the procedure, the surgeon sits at a computer console while the camera provides a 3-D view of the lungs or chest area magnified 10 times greater than a person's normal vision.


A pneumonectomy is the surgical removal of the entire lung. This is done when an abnormality or disease is detected throughout the entire lung. This was once the standard treatment for lung cancer, but now surgeons only do a pneumonectomy if the tumor cannot be completely removed with a lobectomy (removal of only a section of the lung).


A pulmonary embolectomy is one treatment for pulmonary embolism (PE), or blood clots in the lungs. The clots are caused by a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) that has traveled through the bloodstream to the lung...


For shortness of breath, the goal at Northwell is to provide the support you need to relieve your symptoms and treat any underlying illness. The palliative care team coordinates your care with your physician or surgeon to manage your treatment in a comprehensive plan...


Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease. Northwell provides state-of-the-art tobacco prevention education, cessation services and clinical research in the area of nicotine dependence...


Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease. Northwell Health provides state-of-the-art tobacco prevention education, cessation services and clinical research in the area of nicotine dependence...


Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is a minimally invasive surgical technique used to diagnose and treat diseases of the lungs, chest and esophagus.