Lung volume reduction surgery using the NETT selection criteria.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) proved that lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) was safe and effective in patients with certain clinical characteristics and using defined inclusion-exclusion criteria. Based on the selection criteria developed in that trial, we performed bilateral LVRS on 49 patients during the period of February… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.054

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