Cardiothoracic Surgery Diseases and Conditions | Loyola Medicine


Nationally Recognized Program for Heart and Vascular Care

Loyola’s expert cardiothoracic surgical team treats a wide variety of coronary, valvular, structural, aortic and thoracic conditions and diseases.

Cardiothoracic refers to the area of the body that includes the organs inside chest (heart, lungs, chest, diaphragm, esophagus and blood vessels) as well as the bony structures and tissues that form the chest cavity.

Your Loyola cardiothoracic surgeon can treat a number of conditions or diseases, including:

  • Kawasaki disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Mitral valve regurgitation
  • Mitral valve stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary regurgitation
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Sepsis
  • Sinus venosus defect
  • Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)
  • Subaortic stenosis
  • Tamponade
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Traumatic injury
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve regurgitation
  • Tumors and masses
  • Vascular rings
  • Ventricular aneurysm
  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD)
  • Ventricular tachycardia