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Division of Thoracic Surgery.

Thoracic Surgery in Toronto began as a subspecialty of General Surgery on Ward “C” of the Toronto General Hospital over 70 years ago with the pioneering efforts of Dr. Norman Shenstone and Dr. Robert Janes.

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Thoracic Surgery News:

  • Monday, April 08, 2013
    Honours and Awards within the Division - Drs. Cypel and Keshavjee receive honours and awards
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Thoracic Surgery Events:

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
    City Wide Vascular Surgery Rounds - City Wide Vascular Surgery Rounds, January 16, 2014, 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm, South Dining Room, Hart House
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Thoracic Surgery in Toronto began as a subspecialty of General Surgery on Ward “C” of the Toronto General Hospital over 70 years ago with the pioneering efforts of Dr. Norman Shenstone and Dr. Robert Janes. Indeed, until the development of the Shenstone/Janes tourniquet in 1932, the safety of lobectomy for suppurative diseases of the lung was in question.  Read more...