The Thoracic Surgery Department (TSD) offers diagnostics and treatment of surgical diseases of the thorax – planned or emergency for oncological or non-oncological diseases. These include all diseases of the chest wall, pleura, lungs, trachea and bronchi, mediastinum, diaphragm and the esophagus. According to the medical standards for thoracic surgery this is a second-level unit and provides the following services: planned or emergency major, medium or small thoracic surgery.

The TSD has 14 multifunctional beds according to the standards in surgery and thoracic surgery.

The TSD has:

  • Operating room for septic surgery
  • Operating room for aseptic surgery
  • Small operating room for minor thorax interventions which functions as a diagnostic consultative unit
  • Equipment for video assisted thoracoscopy and mediastinoscopy
  • Equipment for bronchoscopy
  • Clinical laboratory
  • Laboratory for pathophysiology of breathing
  • Section for bronchoscopy
  • Unit for imaging diagnostics including standard x-ray analysis, mammography, contrast studies, tests of vessels
  • Echography room
  • Computer tomography equipment
  • Clinical pathology unit with a cytology laboratory for cytological, pathohistological and express histological and immunohistological tests
  • Nuclear medicine unit for bone scintigraphy and lung perfusion scintigraphy

A qualified team of doctors, nurses and assisting staff look after the patients.

Chief of Department: Dr. D. Metodiev

Contacts: +359 62  650 065

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