Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Record ID 31998008934
Authors' objectives: This report has been prepared following requests for information about lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). The intention is to provide a brief overview of the current status of this technology.
Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 1998
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary Emphysema
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Bronchoscopy
Organisation Name: Institute of Health Economics
Contact Address: 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5J 3N4. Tel: +1 780 448 4881; Fax: +1 780 448 0018;
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Copyright: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, 1997
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