Overall Goals and Objectives:
1. Recognize the implications of severe hyperinflation in COPD.
2. Know the effects of lung volume reduction surgery on patient outcomes.
3. Be aware of new investigational approaches to bronchoscopic lung reduction.
Recommended CitationCriner, MD, Gerard J., "Lung Volume Reduction in Advanced Emphysema: Who, Why, and How?" (2011). Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 32.