Mayo Clinic participated in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial, which evaluated lung volume reduction surgery and helped identify who is most likely to benefit from the surgery and defined characteristics that predict both negative and positive surgical outcomes.
See a list of publications on lung volume reduction surgery by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
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- Surgery. American Lung Association. http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/copd/treating-copd/surgery.html. Accessed Nov. 1, 2014.
- Goldman L, et al. Goldman's Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2012. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Nov. 1, 2014.
- Golden AK. Decision Support System. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Oct. 1, 2014.
- National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT): Evaluation of lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/resources/lung/national-emphysema-treatment-trial.htm. Accessed Nov. 2, 2014.
- Martinez FJ. Lung volume reduction surgery in COPD. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Nov. 3, 2014.
- Benzo R. Lung volume reduction surgery: Nonpharmacological approach. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology. 2011;24:44.
- Benzo R, et al. Integrating health status and survival data: The palliative effect of lung volume reduction surgery. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2009;180:239.