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Nachtnebel, A. (2010): Endobronchial valve implantation for emphysema. Update 2010. Decision Support Document 20/ Update 2010.

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Endobronchial valves offer an alternative to surgical lung volume reductions for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Like in the original report, conducted in 2008, no fully published comparative studies assessing this intervention were identified for this second up-date. Therefore, the intervention’s efficacy and safety cannot be answered reliably.

Item Type:Decision Support Document
Keywords:Endobronchial valve implantation, emphysema, lung volume reduction, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD
Subjects:WB Practice of medicine > WB 300-962 Therapeutics
WO Surgery > WO 500-517 Operative surgical procedures. Techniques
WO Surgery > WO 505 Minimally invasive surgical procedures
WF Respiratory system
Series Name:Decision Support Document 20/ Update 2010
Deposited on:14 Jul 2010 19:40
Last Modified:18 Jun 2018 12:52

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