Lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema. A review.


Lung volume reduction surgery is emerging as a promising treatment option for selected patients with severe, debilitating end-stage emphysema refractory to medical management. Lung volume reduction surgery involves the removal of space occupying severely diseased, slowly ventilating and hyperexpanded lung, thus allowing the better conserved adjoining lung… (More)


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@article{Sabanathan1998LungVR, title={Lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema. A review.}, author={A Sabanathan and Saras Sabanathan and Rakesh D. Shah and Jonathan A Richardson}, journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery}, year={1998}, volume={39 2}, pages={237-43} }