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Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for end-stage emphysema: report on the first 98 patients.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chest
Publication Date
Volume
129
Issue
3
Pages
518–526
Identifiers
PMID: 16537847
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This multicenter analysis confirms that improvement in pulmonary function and exercise tolerance can be achieved in emphysematous patients using EBVs. Future efforts should be directed to determining how to select those patients who would benefit most from this procedure and the best endobronchial treatment strategy.

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