Treatments & services: Lungs and airways

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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 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.