Items Tagged ‘endoscopic lung volume reductions’

April 19, 2019

New lung procedure offers hope for COPD patients

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell In mid-March, Mayo Clinic in Rochester was the first medical institution to begin performing endoscopic lung volume reductions. The procedure was approved by the FDA for clinical use in 2018. Only a few medical centers nationwide offer the treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which alleviates some symptoms of advanced […]

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Tags: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, Dr. Eric Edell, endoscopic lung volume reductions, Rochester Post-Bulletin, Wayne Donald Peterson


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