Cork University Hospital

Thoracic Outcomes

Thoracic surgery units also undertake surgery for lung cancer, and other cancers within the chest such as thymoma or mesothelioma, collapsed lungs known as pneumothorax, major infections and to biopsy suspicious areas, among other surgery. The SCTS collects data on these other operations in the thoracic registry. Some data for this hospital from the 2016-17 audit year* is given below;

Cases Performed
Primary lung cancer resections all primary lung cancer resections not submitted
Total thoracic surgery excluding endoscopy all case (excluding endoscopy) not submitted
Did this hospital perform radical surgery for mesothelioma in 2015-16? not submitted
Did this hospital perform chest wall deformity (pectus) surgery in 2015-16? not submitted

Consultant Cardiac Surgeons 2014 - 2017: 0

Consultant Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgeons: 0

Consultant Thoracic Surgeons 2014: 2