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VATS Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Is Still the Gold Standard

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Rathinam S. VATS Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Is Still the Gold Standard. April 2018. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.6064607.

Mr Sridhar Rathinam of the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, discusses the surgical treatment of emphysema. He focuses on the risks and benefits of lung volume reduction surgery, taking a historical perspective, as well as comparing the surgical approach to other approaches that are currently available.

This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2017 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.

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