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Hope for Emphysema Patients Offered by Tiny, Implantable Coil, University of Hospital of Reims


5/22/2013 8:06:04 AM

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A small, easily implantable device called the Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) may play a key role in the treatment of two types of emphysema, according to a study conducted in Europe. Results of the study indicate the beneficial effects of the device persist more than a year after initial treatment. The study was presented at the ATS 2013 International Conference.

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