Role of surgery in the treatment of obstructive respiratory insufficiency

Within 15 years, the prognosis of chronic obstructive respiratory failure has been deeply modified by advances in surgical treatment. In case of emphysema, lung volume reduction permits an improvement in the functional status in a significant number of patients, at least for several years. Moreover,...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Published in:Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine, Vol. 182, No. 6 (1998), p. 1173-80
Main Author: Pariente, R
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 10.12.1998
Date Revised 15.11.2006
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
QR Code: Show QR Code