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What does LVRS stand for?

LVRS stands for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

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Unlike Lung Volume Reduction Surgery or other minimally invasive devices designed to treat emphysema, the RePneu LVRC is intended to treat a broad range of emphysema patients, including those with heterogeneous and homogeneous disease, in both upper and lower lobes, and it performs independently of collateral ventilation.
A group of US surgeons present basic concepts of VATS techniques and step-by-step details and illustrations for the most commonly performed advanced procedures, including lung volume reduction surgery, lobectomies and pneumonectomies, segmentectomies, mediastinal and esophageal procedures, surgery for atrial fibrillation, spinal deformities, and other topics.
Subjects were excluded if they had a diagnosis of asthma; respiratory disorders other than COPD; a history of lung volume reduction surgery and/or a lung transplant; a need for long-term oxygen therapy; a history of long-term oral steroid use; a history of uncontrolled disease; received other investigational drugs in the last month; a history of alcohol, drug, or solvent abuse; a known hypersensitivity to inhaled steroids, bronchodilators, or lactose; known [alpha]-1 antitrypsin; and been previously enrolled in the run-in period.