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Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in the Treatment of Emphysema

Jeremy Road, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Vancouver Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
June, 2002

Presented at Grand Rounds,
St. Paul's Hospital,
Vancouver, British Columbia
55 minutes duration.

Objectives:

  • Review basic pathophysiology and traditional treatment of chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Understand the theoretical basis for lung volume reduction surgery in emphysema
  • Review current outcomes, ongoing studies, indications and contraindications for LVRS

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  • This event is eligible for Section 2 CME credit as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and may also be incorporated into a personal learning project (PLP) under Section 4 (Structured Learning Projects).
  • This event is eligible for one hour of Section 2 CME credit



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