Lung volume reduction surgery vs medical treatment: for patients with advanced emphysema.

@article{Miller2005LungVR,
  title={Lung volume reduction surgery vs medical treatment: for patients with advanced emphysema.},
  author={John David Miller and Robert L. Berger and Richard A. Malthaner and Bartolome R Celli and Charlie H. Goldsmith and Edward P. Ingenito and David Higgins and Peter H Bagley and Gerard Cox and Cameron Dorrans Wright},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={127 4},
  pages={1166-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To contribute to the knowledge on the therapeutic value of lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). DESIGN Two similar, independently conceived and conducted, multicenter, randomized clinical trials. SETTING The Canadian Lung Volume Reduction (CLVR) study and the Overholt-Blue Cross Emphysema Surgery Trial (OBEST). METHODS Using a fixed-effects… CONTINUE READING