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09/16/2013: Massachusetts General Hospital offers specialized operation to remove chronic blood clots from pulmonary arteries

Massachusetts General Hospital offers pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a highly specialized operation to remove chronic blood clots in the lungs. Without surgery, patients who have this life-threatening disease will likely develop progressive shortness of breath so severe that it leads to heart failure.

08/24/2009: Minimally invasive surgery lessens pain of esophageal cancer

Christopher Morse, MD, of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital has been able to remove esophageal tumors using an innovative minimally invasive procedure that offers patients less postoperative pain and a shorter recovery time


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05/22/2014: General Thoracic Surgery

Our annual post-graduate course in general thoracic surgery continues to fulfill its mission for the 42nd year.


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