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Introduction

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Department of Chest Surgery

Department of Chest Surgery

The pulmonary operation of Severance Hospital at Yonsei Hospital was initiated by establishing the Pulmonary Disease Clinic and ward in 1950 and this could be regarded as the beginning of modern medical treatment for pulmonary diseases in Korea. The Department of Chest Surgery currently plays a leading role in the operative treatment of pulmonary disease, mediastinal disease and esophageal disease. In case of lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mediastinal tumor, our department is treating patients with best efficiency under the mutual cooperation with the medical staffs from the best medical center in Korea for accurate diagnosis, surgery and other supportive care. Also, our department provides best medical services to patients through the surgical operations of using latest thoracoscopy and Da Vinci Surgical Robot System.

 

Major Clinical Results

  • 1992: Succeeded in the operation of using thoracoscopy first in Korea
  • 1996: Succeeded in the surgery of lung transplantation first in Korea
  • 2005: Succeeded in the mediastinal tumor resection by using a da Vinci robot system first in Korea
  • 2006: Succeeded in the surgery of esophageal cancer by using a Da Vinci Surgical Robot System first in Korea
  • Annually performing 150 cases of lung cancer surgery

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