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

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

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Minimally invasive surgery, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Esophagectomy, Robotic lobectomy, Robotic surgery, Thymectomy, Trans...oral incisionless fundoplication, Video mediastinoscopy, Segmentectomy, Heller myotomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Lung volume reduction surgery, VATS lobectomy, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, VATS, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Mesothelioma, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Hyperhidrosis, Achalasia, Thymic tumor, Pneumothorax, Myasthenia gravis, GERD, Mediastinal tumor, Pectus carinatum, Lung cancer, Pancoast tumor, Esophageal cancer, Hiatal hernia

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

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

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Minimally invasive surgery, Segmentectomy, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Robotic lobectomy, Esophagectomy, Minimall...y invasive thymectomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Robotic surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Heller myotomy, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, VATS, Thymectomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Lung cancer, Achalasia, Mediastinal tumor, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Myasthenia gravis, Pneumothorax, Pancoast tumor, Hyperhidrosis, Esophageal cancer, Thymic tumor, GERD, Hiatal hernia

  3. Jonathan D'Cunha, M.D., Ph.D.

    Jonathan D'Cunha, M.D., Ph.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    2. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    3. Surgeon
    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Heller myotomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Decortication, Esophageal dilatation, Esophagostomy, Chest wa...ll resection, Lung transplant, Chest surgery, Esophageal stenting, Esophagoscopy, Esophageal diverticulectomy, Lung biopsy, Lung volume reduction surgery, Tracheal resection, Lung surgery, Chest reconstruction, Chronic lung disease, Myasthenia gravis, Chylothorax, Mesothelioma, Chest infection, Lung nodule, GERD, Esophageal cancer, Lung tumor, Chest wall tumor, Thymic tumor, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Lung cancer, Lung disorder, Pneumothorax, Hyperhidrosis, Hiatal hernia, Achalasia, Tracheal stenosis, Lung mass

  4. Ian A. Makey, M.D.

    Ian A. Makey, M.D.

    1. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    2. General Surgeon
    1. Jacksonville, FL
    Areas of focus:

    Lung volume reduction surgery, Lung transplant, Robotic lobectomy, VATS, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Tracheobronc...hoplasty, Thymectomy, Esophageal cancer, Lung cancer

  5. Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D.

    Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Transoral incisionless fun...doplication, Video mediastinoscopy, VATS, Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Segmentectomy, Robotic surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS lobectomy, Heller myotomy, Pneumothorax, Mediastinal tumor, GERD, Myasthenia gravis, Esophageal cancer, Hyperhidrosis, Thymic tumor, Lung cancer, Hiatal hernia, Achalasia, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Pancoast tumor

  6. K Robert Shen, M.D.

    K Robert Shen, M.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Minimally invasive surgery, Esophageal reconstruction, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Supercharged jejunal inte...rposition, Minimally invasive thymectomy, VATS, Lung volume reduction surgery, Video mediastinoscopy, Thymectomy, Esophagectomy, Segmentectomy, VATS lobectomy, Thymic tumor, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Pneumothorax, Mediastinal tumor, GERD, Hyperhidrosis, Achalasia, Lung cancer, Esophageal cancer, Hiatal hernia, Pancoast tumor, Myasthenia gravis

  7. Luis F. Tapias Vargas, M.D.

    Luis F. Tapias Vargas, M.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Thymectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Robotic surgery, Hy...perhidrosis surgery, Segmentectomy, Heller myotomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Minimally invasive surgery, Esophagectomy, VATS, Minimally invasive thymectomy, VATS lobectomy, Myasthenia gravis, Hiatal hernia, Mediastinal tumor, GERD, Pneumothorax, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Thymic tumor, Esophageal cancer, Achalasia, Pancoast tumor

  8. Victor F. Trastek, M.D.

    Victor F. Trastek, M.D.

    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Lung volume reduction surgery, VATS, Germ cell tumor, Tracheal stenosis, GERD, Esophageal cancer, Lung cancer, Divertic...ulitis, Myasthenia gravis, Throat cancer

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

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

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Heller myotomy, Segmentectomy, Thymectomy, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, ...Robotic surgery, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Supercharged jejunal interposition, VATS, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Lung volume reduction surgery, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Hyperhidrosis, Pneumothorax, Pancoast tumor, Mediastinal tumor, Mesothelioma, Pectus carinatum, Hiatal hernia, Pectus excavatum, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Lung cancer, Achalasia, Myasthenia gravis, Thymic tumor

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

Nov. 16, 2018
  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.

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