"Thoracic Surgery" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Thoracic Surgery".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Thoracic Surgery".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thoracic Surgery" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Thoracic Surgery" was a major or minor topic of these publication.