Science and research
The main focus:
- Complex issue of lung cancer, including monitoring of genetic abnormalities, microRNA, genetic polymorphisms, the possibility of early diagnosis and prediction of development of this disease. Department of Thoracic Surgery actively cooperates in research tasks with the theoretical and clinical institutions of Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, especially with Department of Medical Biology, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Pneumology and Phthisiology.
- development and application of new endoscopic methods in thoracic surgery: uniportal VATS lobectomy, NITS (Non - intubated thoracic surgery) surgical procedures.