Literature

This section allows the consultation and downloading of selected scientific articles on Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction.

 
 

Endobronchial Valves for Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction: Best Practice Recommendations from Expert Panel on Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction

Dirk-Jan Slebos1 Pallav L. Shah2, 3 Felix J.F. Herth4 Arschang Valipour5

1 Department of Pulmonary Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands;
2 The National Institute for Health Research Unit, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, and Imperial College, and
3 Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK;
4 Department of Pneumology and Critical Care Medicine, Thoraxklinik, Translational Lung Research Center Heidelberg (TLRCH), Member of the German Lung Research Foundation (DZL), University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany;
5 Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for COPD and Respiratory Epidemiology, Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna , Austria

Respiration. 2017;93:138-50

Endobronchial Valve Therapy in Patients with Homogeneous Emphysema

Results from the IMPACT Study

Arschang Valipour1, Dirk-Jan Slebos2, Felix Herth3, Kaid Darwiche4, Manfred Wagner5, Joachim H. Ficker5, Christoph Petermann6, Ralf-Harto Hubner7, Franz Stanzel8, and Ralf Eberhardt3; for the IMPACT Study Team*

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for COPD and Respiratory Epidemiology, Otto Wagner Spital, Vienna, Austria;
Department of Pulmonary Diseases, University of Groningen, and University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands;
Department of Pneumology and Critical Care Medicine, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg and Translational Lung Research Center  Heidelberg, German Center for Lung Research, Heidelberg, Germany;
Department of Interventional Pneumology, Ruhrlandklinik, West German Lung Center, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany; 
5 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, General Hospital Nuernberg, and Paracelsus Medical University, Nuremberg, Germany;
Lungenabteilung, Thoraxzentrum Hamburg, Asklepios Klinik, Hamburg, Germany;
Charite´ Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin, Germany; and
8 Lungenklinik Hemer, Hemer, Germany

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2016;194:1073-82

Endobronchial Valves for Emphysema without Interlobar Collateral Ventilation

Karin Klooster, Nick H.T. ten Hacken, M.D., Ph.D., Jorine E. Hartman, Ph.D., Huib A.M. Kerstjens, M.D., Ph.D., Eva M. van Rikxoort, Ph.D., and Dirk‑Jan Slebos, M.D., Ph.D.

From the Department of Pulmonary Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (K.K., N.H.T.H., J.E.H., H.A.M.K., D.-J.S.), and the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, Nijmegen (E.M.R.) - both in the Netherlands.

N Engl J Med 2015;373:2325-35