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Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema
Richard Whyte of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the evidence in favor of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with emphysema. Dr. Whyte also considers why more lung volume reduction procedures are not performed.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.