The Brain and Spine Institute is made up of experts in the field of neuroscience in order to bring patients the best healthcare in East Tennessee for a full range of neurological diseases and disorders.
A thoracic aortic aneurysm occurs in the part of the body's largest artery (the aorta) that passes through the chest.
Robotically assisted heart surgery is the next step in the evolution of minimally invasive heart surgery. Unlike traditional open heart surgery, the breastbone is not divided.
The University of Tennessee Medical Center offers the Mini-Maze procedure, a type of minimally invasive surgery that brings hope to atrial fibrillation patients for whom no reasonable cure existed.
If a cancer or lesion is within a lobe of the lung, removal of the involved lobe may be indicated.Learn More
Removal of an entire lung is a pneumonectomy. One common reason for this procedure would be lung cancer. There are many different types of treatment for non-small cell lung cancer.