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Lung Surgery

Treatments Related to Lung Surgery

While surgery may be the only option for some patients, related treatments to lung surgery may be recommended to improve results or to reduce risks. Surgery is usually the most complex treatment, but can be the only solution for some situations (e.g. lung cancer).

These are some of the related treatments that may be recommended before surgery:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Medication and antibiotics to manage pain, symptoms and infections
  • Lifestyle changes to reduce symptoms
  • Oxygen supplementation
  • Use of bronchodilators and incentive spirometry

Some related treatments may be recommended in addition to surgery as part of the comprehensive treatment plan. Doctors at Florida Hospital work one-on-one with patients to determine the best therapies. These are some of the related treatments to lung surgery:

  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Targeted therapy
  • Transplant

Early diagnosis is the best way to determine which treatment option is best for your condition. Request an appointment to meet with a doctor at Florida Hospital.
 

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