Chest Surgery

Lung Surgery

 – It’s Not as Intimidating as You Might Think Chest surgery (a.k.a. thoracic surgery) was once a very invasive procedure, often requiring lengthy hospital stays and a longer recovery time. Our lung surgeons use the latest technologies to ensure your procedure is less invasive than typical lung surgeries of the past. Surgical Specialists of Ocala […]

Diagnose and Treat Pleural Effusion

Diagnose and Treat Pleural Effusion

Surgical Specialist of Ocala can diagnose and treat pleural effusion. Once diagnosed, we investigate to find the underlying cause, then determine the best course of treatment. Let’s take a look at some of the most common treatment options. Medication Medication may be recommended to reduce the accumulation of fluid. For instance, when pleural effusion is […]

Painful Breathing? Chest Pain? It Could Be Pleural Effusion

Painful Breathing? Chest Pain? It Could Be Pleural Effusion

Pleural effusion (commonly known as “water on the lungs”) is a result of an increase in the fluid between the two membranes that cover the lungs, separating them from the chest wall.  These membranes, called visceral and parietal pleurae, naturally have a small quantity of fluid spread over them.  However, when too much fluid exists, […]

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