Update on Surgical and Endoscopic Management of Emphysema, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics

By

  • Cliff Choong, MBBS, FRCS, FRACS, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

The Epidemiology, Clinical features and Natural History of Emphysema; The National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT); 'Rationale and Experience for Staged Lung Volume Reduction Surgery' Rationale and Experience for Staged Lung Volume Reduction Surgery; Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Non-Heterogenous Emphysema; Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Alpha-1-Antripsin Emphysema; Concomitant Lung Cancer Resection and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery; Concomitant Cardiac Surgery and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery; Decision Making in the Management of Secondary Pneumothorax in Patients with Severe Emphysema; Intraoperative and Postoperative Management of Pulmonary Alveolar Air Leaks in Thoracic Surgery; Airway Bypass Treatment of Severe Homogenous Emphysema; Treatment of Heterogenous Emphysema Using The Spiration IBV Intrabronchial Valves; Treatment of Heterogenous Emphysema Using The Emphasys Zephyr EBV Endobronchial Valves; Update on Donor Assessment, Resuscitation and Acceptance Criteria; Update on Lung Transplantation for End Stage Emphysema
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Book information

  • Published: June 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0552-2