Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

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Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) is considered for people who have moderate to severe emphysema on chest CT scan. There are often portions of the lung tissue that are more diseased than other portions.

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National Jewish Health authors free downloadable patient education materials to provide you and your family the information and tools to help manage your disease. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more.