thoracic medicine


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the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest

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Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, Tambaram is a Tertiary Care Institute Pioneers in Tb Research Treatment and Care.
This study was conducted during March 2015 to September 2015 at the Department of Thoracic Medicine Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center Karachi.
Na'em held a postgraduate degree in Internal Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine at Damascus University and was professor of Internal and Thoracic Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine in Damascus University.
Correspondence address: David Thomas, East Dorset TB Service, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW.
They review the principles of ultrasound and its application in thoracic medicine, then summarize mediastinal anatomy, the basic technique of needle aspiration of lymph nodes, and how to perform endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial aspiration.
It is to offer centres of excellence in oncology, neurology, musculoskeletal and orthopaedic medicine and cardiovascular/ thoracic medicine.
In some specialities a much higher percentage of patients are being treated within 18 weeks, including thoracic medicine (94%), general medicine (74%) and gastroenterology (86%).
PATIENTS attend Walton for consultations for general breast surgery, clinical haematology, general dermatology, diabetic medicine, ear, nose and throat, endocrinology, gastroenterology, maxillo-facial surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, oral surgery, palliative medicine, thoracic medicine, upper gastrointestinal surgery, urology and vascular surgery.
Paul Corris, professor of thoracic medicine at the University of Newcastle and Freeman Hospital, said: "Remodulin is a synthetic prostacyclin, which is a natural chemical in the body with actions to keep blood vessels in the lung open.