Esophagus Chest of Surgery
The esophagus or foodpipe is a muscular tube that moves food and liquid from the throat to the stomach.
Benign Esophageal Tumors
These are non cancerous tumors on the wall of the esophagus and not life-threatening. These often go undetected until they grow large enough to make swallowing difficult. We do surgical excision of these tumors by key hole surgery.
Esophageal Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the esophagus. At Max we have a dedicated team of experts including a thoracic surgeon, gastroenterologist, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, pathologist, physical therapist, dietitian who together provide comprehensive personalized care to the patient. We also have state of art infrastructure and equipment required for disease evaluation and treatment. We use minimally invasive techniques to perform these surgeries.
May cause symptoms like difficulty in swallowing and problems with breathing. We do surgical excision of these tumors by key hole surgery.
Esophageal diverticula are small pouches that form in the esophagus. Most patients are unaware of these pouches until they fill with food and become inflamed or infected, also known as diverticulitis. Symptoms are difficulty swallowing, heartburn, regurgitation of food, hoarseness, repeated pneumonia, repeated episodes of inhaling food into airway or lungs, bad breath. We offer key-hole surgery to these patients .with excellent outcomes.