© 2002

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

  • Michael Argenziano
  • Mark E. Ginsburg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Medical Management of Emphysema

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Neil W. Schluger, Jeanine D’Armiento
      Pages 3-14
    3. Steven M. Scharf
      Pages 29-56
    4. John H. M. Austin, Gregory D. N. Pearson, Maria C. Shiau, Yahya M. Berkmen
      Pages 57-80
    5. Matthew N. Bartels
      Pages 97-123
  3. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Joseph J. DeRose Jr., Kenneth M. Steinglass
      Pages 127-137
    3. Antonio L. Visbal, Claude Deschamps, James P. Utz
      Pages 139-148
    4. Joshua R. Sonett, Mark J. Krasna
      Pages 149-157
    5. Patricia A. Jellen, Frances Brogan
      Pages 169-180
    6. Charles W. Hoopes, Mark D. Iannettoni
      Pages 195-208
    7. Michael Argenziano, Lyall A. Gorenstein, Mark E. Ginsburg
      Pages 209-223
    8. Joseph J. DeRose Jr., Michael Argenziano, Mark E. Ginsburg
      Pages 225-235
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 265-273

About this book


Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) as a treatment for end-stage pulmonary emphysema has inspired enthusiasm, controversy, and confusion. In Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, a panel of recognized authorities comprehensively review the medical, surgical, and pathophysiologic issues relevant to LVRS for emphysema. Topics range from the open technique and video-assisted thoracoscopic approaches to LVRS, to anesthetic management, to perioperative and nursing care of the patient. The experts also detail the selection of candidates for LVRS, the clinical trials and results in LVRS, and the effects of LVRS on survival rates. Background material addresses the clinical and basic science aspects of emphysema, including its pathogenesis and pathophysiology, its cardiovascular effects, its medical management, and its evaluation with exercise testing.
Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery offers pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, and internists an authoritative survey of the state-of-the-art in pulmonary emphysema-its measurement, its causes, and its diagnosis-as well as the revolutionary emergence of lung volume reduction surgery and its management today.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Argenziano
    • 1
  • Mark E. Ginsburg
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Cardiothoracic SurgeryThe New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian CenterNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Editors Michael Argenziano
    Mark E. Ginsburg
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2002
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-89603-848-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-61737-220-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-59259-121-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 274
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgery
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology


"This attractive and handy-sized book covers this subject comprehensively, with fully referenced contributions from all of the multidisciplinary team required for such major surgery to prove safe and effective in a severely compromised group of patients." - British Journal of Surgery

" contains very useful information and can be recommended to all physicians and nurses interested in severe emphysema and lung volume reduction surgery in all its aspects." -Acta Surgica Belgica