Thoracic surgery is an area of knowledge in medicine, dedicated to the study and treatment of chest diseases affecting both the continent and its contents: chest wall, pleura, lung, mediastinum, tracheobronchial tree , esophagus and diaphragm. These processes can be tumoral disseases -as lung cancer (the most common in male gender) or extension of other tumors to the lung or pleural cavity (metastasis)-, traumatic or otherwise, as hyperhidrosis of the hands or feet.

CTA-Alicante Thoracic Surgery, is a consultation that aims to comprehensively cover the care and assistance of the thoracic surgical pathology in all fields and aspects of the specialty.