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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Lung Regeneration

By Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D., @DennisWigleMD

Wigle in the LabThere are hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States with end stage lung disease. Many of them are not candidates for lung transplantation or other therapies. Learn now lung regeneration, through the use of existing cells to build an artificial lung, is building a brighter future for patients with few treatment options.

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