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Title Lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema / edited by Henry E. Fessler, John J. Reilly, Jr., David J. Sugarbaker
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 507 pages) : illustrations
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 184
Contents Epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / Robert A. Wise -- Pathology of emphysema / James C. Hogg -- Physiology of airflow limitation in emphysema / Joseph R. Rodarte -- Cardiovascular effects of emphysema and lung volume reduction surgery / Steven M. Scharf, Ira L. Weg, and Cesar A. Keller -- Medical therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema / Bartolome R. Celli -- Pulmonary rehabilitation and lung volume reduction surgery / Andrew L. Ries -- Evaluation of patients considering lung volume reduction surgery / John J. Reilly, Jr. -- Radiological evaluation for lung volume reduction surgery / Ella A. Kazerooni -- The interface of lung volume reduction surgery and lung transplantation / Jonathan B. Orens -- Anesthetic considerations for lung volume reduction surgery / Philip M. Hartigan and Simon C. Body -- Technique of lung volume reduction surgery by median sternotomy / Joseph B. Shrager and Larry R. Kaiser -- Thorascopic approach for lung volume reduction surgery / Robert J. McKenna, Jr. -- Perioperative complications and their management / K. Robert Shen and Scott J. Swanson -- Surgical controversies in lung volume reduction / John R. Roberts -- Giant bullectomy / Lambros Zellos -- Outcomes from lung volume reduction surgery: short-term and long-term results / Fernando J. Martinez -- Mechanisms of improvement following lung volume reduction surgery / Noah Lechtzin and Henry E. Fessler -- Lung volume reduction surgery in unique patient populations / Francis C. Cordova and Gerard J. Criner -- Financial aspects of emphysema and emphysema surgery / Scott Ramsey, Todd A. Lee, and Sean D. Sullivan -- Not the final chapter: the national emphysema treatment trial / Henry E. Fessler, Alfred P. Fishman, and John J. Reilly
Summary Collects all available knowledge on the subject, featuring data on the national emphysema treatment trial. It explores the epidemiology of emphysema, the management of complications and surgical controversies in lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema (LVRS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emphysema, Pulmonary -- Treatment.
Lungs -- Surgery.
Pulmonary Emphysema -- surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Fessler, Henry E. (Henry Eric), 1956-
Reilly, John J. (John Joseph), 1956-
Sugarbaker, David J.
ISBN 0203913213 (electronic bk.)
0824757742 (electronic bk.)
9780203913215 (electronic bk.)
9780824757748 (electronic bk.)