Chest Surgery

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Page. Chest surgery at Mayo Clinic (also known as thoracic surgery) involves the organs of the chest, but extends to the esophagus (tube between mouth and stomach), the trachea (airway) and the chest wall (rib cage and breastbone).

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Jan 13 4:33pm

Active Life Restored After Surgery to Fix Chest Wall Deformity

By Jennifer Meadows, @jennifermeadows

From the Sharing Mayo Clinic Blog:

When Danielle Goldsmith was told nothing could be done to reverse the effects of a chest wall deformity she'd had since birth, she took her health into her own hands by researching all her options. That research led her to Mayo Clinic.

Read Danielle's Full Story here.

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