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Displaying 1-8 out of 8 doctors available

  1. Mark S. Allen, M.D.

    Mark S. Allen, M.D.

    1. Rochester, Minnesota
    Areas of focus:

    Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Thymectomy, VATS, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Lung cancer, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pectus carinatum, Pectus excavatum, Thymic tumor more

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  2. Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

    Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

    1. Rochester, Minnesota
    Areas of focus:

    Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Robotic lobectomy, Robotic surgery, Thymectomy, VATS, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pectus carinatum, Thymic tumor more

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  3. Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

    Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

    1. Rochester, Minnesota
    Areas of focus:

    Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Robotic lobectomy, Robotic surgery, Thymectomy, VATS, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis NOS, Lung cancer, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Thymic tumor more

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  4. Jorge M. Mallea, M.D.

    Jorge M. Mallea, M.D.

    1. Critical Care Specialist
    2. Pulmonologist
    3. Sleep Medicine Specialist
    1. Jacksonville, Florida
    Areas of focus:

    Bronchoscopy, Lung transplant, Lung volume reduction surgery more

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  5. Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D.

    Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D.

    1. Rochester, Minnesota
    Areas of focus:

    Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Robotic surgery, Thymectomy, VATS, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis NOS, Lung cancer, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Thymic tumor more

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  6. K Robert Shen, M.D.

    K Robert Shen, M.D.

    1. Rochester, Minnesota
    Areas of focus:

    Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Thymectomy, VATS, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis NOS, Lung cancer, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Thymic tumor more

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  7. Victor F. Trastek, M.D.

    Victor F. Trastek, M.D.

    1. Phoenix, Arizona
    Areas of focus:

    Lung volume reduction surgery, VATS, Diverticulitis, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Germ cell tumor, Lung cancer, Myasthenia gravis, Throat cancer, Tracheal stenosis more

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  8. Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D.

    1. Rochester, Minnesota
    Areas of focus:

    Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Robotic surgery, Thymectomy, VATS, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis NOS, Lung cancer, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pectus carinatum, Pectus excavatum, Thymic tumor more

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Research

Mayo Clinic participated in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial, which evaluated lung volume reduction surgery to identify who is most likely to benefit from the surgery and define characteristics that predict both negative and positive surgical outcomes.

Publications

See a list of publications on lung volume reduction surgery by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Lung volume reduction surgery care at Mayo Clinic

Jan. 17, 2018
References
  1. Surgery. American Lung Association. http://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/diagnosing-and-treating/surgery.html. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  2. Goldman L, et al., eds. Interventional and surgical approaches to lung disease. In: Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  3. Hospital rankings by specialty. U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Rankings, 2016-2017. http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings. Accessed Feb. 9, 2017.
  4. 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. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  5. Martinez FJ. Lung volume reduction surgery in COPD. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  6. Benzo R. Lung volume reduction surgery: Nonpharmacological approach. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology. 2011;24:44.

Lung volume reduction surgery