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Bronchoscopy (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: George Schiffman, MD, FCCP

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCES:

Cox, MB, et al. Asthma control during the year after bronchial thermoplasty. LaN Engl J Med 2007; 356:1327-1337

Ernst A, Anantham D. Review article; Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction. Pulmonary Medicine. Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 610802.

FDA.gov Press Release. FDA approves lung valve to control some air leaks after surgery. Oct 24,2008.

Gillespie CT, Sterman DH, Cerfolio RJ, Nader D, Mulligan MS, Mularski RA, Musani AI, Kucharczuk JC, Gonzalez X, Springmeyer SC. Endobronchial valve treatment for prolonged air leaks of the lung: a case series. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011. 91:270–273

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Sat Sharma, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Manitoba; Site Coordinator of Respiratory Medicine, St Boniface General Hospital. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/21/2013

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