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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is an uncontrolled growth of cells that start off in the lungs. Instead of developing into healthy lung tissue, the cells divide rapidly and forms malignant tumours. These malignant tumours develop in the cells of the lungs is known as lung cancer. Usually, lung cancer starts in the cells that line the air passages and it can also spread to other parts of the body.

There are two types of lung cancers based on cell size:-

  • Small cell lung cancer (SCLC)
  • Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). 
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Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer

VATS is a type of minimally invasive thoracic surgery of the chest, performed with a thoracoscope (small videoscope) using small incisions and special instruments to minimize trauma. VATS procedure done under general anaesthesia, which means they are asleep during surgery. In VATS your doctor puts a breathing tube down your throat into your trachea to provide oxygen to your lungs.

Then a surgeon makes one main incision 4–6 cm and multiple additional incisions, typically 2–4 cm small incisions in your ribs and inserts specially designed surgical instruments to perform the procedure.
A high magnification scope allows you to view the cancerous lung tissue and effectively transect and remove the tissue. 

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Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer Price No. of Travellers Hospital Stay Hotel Stay
USD 5000.00 2 Person 4 Days 10 Days

Top Doctors In India For Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer

Dr. Sushant Mittal

10 years of experience , New Delhi, Delhi/NCR, India

Dr. Samit Purohit

10 years of experience , New Delhi, Delhi/NCR, India

Dr. Chandragouda Dodagoudar

18 years of experience , New Delhi, Delhi/NCR, India

Dr. Anil Kumar Anand

36 years of experience , New Delhi, Delhi/NCR, India

Top Hospitals In India For Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer

Frequently Asked Questions (Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer)

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