Tag: emphysema

Emphysema: A New Way to Predict Treatment Outcomes

Boston University researchers Professor Béla Suki (left) and TRB Fellow Jarred Mondoñedo have developed a computer model of emphysema that could help predict patient survival and quality of life following treatment.  Their model suggests that a less-invasive treatment called bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (bLVR) performs as well as, or better than, traditional lung volume reduction surgery, […]