Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: A Cost and Outcomes Comparison of Sternotomy versus Thoracoscopy

Ko, Clifford Y.; Waters, Paul F.
October 1998
American Surgeon;Oct1998, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1010
Academic Journal
Compares lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) with video-assisted thorascopy (VATS) in terms of surgical and patient outcomes and associated costs. Patient population; Preoperative evaluation; Operative outcomes; Mortality rates; Costs.


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