Procedure for Pneumothorax at Neumark Surgery

Oct 24, 2023


Welcome to Neumark Surgery, your trusted medical center specializing in top-quality treatment for pneumothorax. Our team of highly skilled doctors and plastic surgeons are known for their expertise in performing this procedure with utmost precision and care. In this article, we will delve into the details of the procedure for pneumothorax, providing you with comprehensive information on what you can expect at Neumark Surgery.

Understanding Pneumothorax

Pneumothorax, also known as a collapsed lung, is a medical condition where air leaks into the space between the lung and chest wall, causing the lung to collapse partially or completely. This condition can be caused by a variety of factors, including trauma, underlying lung diseases, or even spontaneously without an apparent cause.

Why Choose Neumark Surgery

When it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of pneumothorax, Neumark Surgery is a leading medical center that prioritizes patient care and successful outcomes. Our dedicated team of doctors, medical centers, and plastic surgeons are committed to providing the highest level of expertise and personalized care to every individual.

The Procedure

The procedure for pneumothorax at Neumark Surgery involves several steps to ensure a thorough treatment process:

1. Initial Assessment and Diagnosis:

Our experienced doctors will conduct a thorough assessment, including a detailed medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests such as chest X-rays or CT scans. This helps in accurately diagnosing the type and severity of pneumothorax, allowing us to determine the most appropriate treatment approach.

2. Treatment Options:

Based on the assessment results, our team will discuss the available treatment options with you. The approach may vary depending on factors such as the size of the pneumothorax, the underlying cause, and your overall health condition.

2.1. Observational Approach:

In cases of small pneumothorax with minimal symptoms, a watchful waiting approach may be recommended, especially if it's your first episode. Our medical experts will closely monitor your condition, ensuring that any changes are promptly addressed to avoid potential complications.

2.2. Needle Aspiration:

If the pneumothorax is larger and causing significant symptoms, a needle aspiration procedure may be performed. This involves using a needle and syringe to remove excess air from the pleural space, relieving pressure and allowing the lung to expand.

2.3. Chest Tube Insertion:

For more severe cases of pneumothorax or failed needle aspiration, a chest tube insertion may be necessary. Under local anesthesia, our skilled plastic surgeons will carefully insert a small tube through the chest wall to drain the air and/or fluid, promoting lung re-expansion.

2.4. Surgery (Thoracoscopy or Thoracotomy):

In rare cases or when other treatments fail to resolve the pneumothorax, surgical intervention such as thoracoscopy or thoracotomy may be required. These procedures involve making small incisions or larger chest openings to access the pleural space directly, allowing for precise repair of the lung and prevention of future episodes.

3. Post-Treatment Care:

Following the procedure, our team will provide you with detailed post-operative care instructions to ensure a smooth recovery. Regular follow-up appointments will be scheduled to monitor your progress and address any concerns you may have.


At Neumark Surgery, we understand the impact that pneumothorax can have on your daily life, and our priority is to provide you with effective treatment options to restore your lung health. Our team of dedicated doctors, medical centers, and plastic surgeons possess the expertise and experience required to deliver optimal results for patients experiencing this condition. Trust us to guide you through each step of the procedure for pneumothorax, ensuring your well-being and long-term recovery.

For more information or to schedule a consultation, please visit our website or contact us directly through our Doctors, Medical Centers, or Plastic Surgeons sections.

Felecia Collins-Wylie
Great article! Clear and informative. Thumbs up! 🙌
Nov 9, 2023
Alexander Bowers
Thanks for the info! 👍
Oct 29, 2023
Web Vantryon
Informative and detailed. 💪
Oct 26, 2023