Long-term follow-up after bronchoscopic lung volume reduction treatment with coils in patients with severe emphysema

@inproceedings{Hartman2015LongtermFA,
  title={Long-term follow-up after bronchoscopic lung volume reduction treatment with coils in patients with severe emphysema},
  author={Jorine E. Hartman and Karin Klooster and Kiki Gortzak and Nick H. T. ten Hacken and Dirk-Jan Slebos},
  booktitle={Respirology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction coil (LVR-coil) treatment has been shown to be safe and clinically effective in patients with severe emphysema in the short term; however, long-term safety and effectiveness has not been evaluated. The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term safety and effectiveness of LVR-coil treatment in patients with severe emphysema. METHODS Thirty-eight patients with severe emphysema (median age is 59 years, forced expiratory volume… CONTINUE READING

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