Dr. Taine Pechet was quick to adopt high definition video medical technology for robotic thoracic surgery. These are two of the latest innovations he has pioneered.
Dr. Taine Pechet advocates for the use of robotic surgery to treat lung disease.
Role in Advancing Surgical Technologies
Dr. Pechet serves as Chief for the Department of Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He has been at the forefront of the technological revolution for surgical care. In fact, Penn has one of the most technologically advanced surgical institutions in the nation. One of their major technologies is minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
Dr. Pechet advocates for the use of minimally invasive robotic surgery to treat lung disease. He prefers it over open-chest surgery because it offers his patients fewer risks and a shorter recovery time.
Advancements in Research
Dr. Taine Pechet has collaborated on several clinical trials for primary pleural cancer and photodynamic therapy. He also studies synergistic treatment and cancer vaccines.
He hopes advancements in medical research and surgical technology will improve prognosis and quality of life for individuals with lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other asbestos-related diseases.