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Air pollution may accelerate emphysema progression

August 13, 2019
Long-term exposure to common air pollutants is associated with significant progression of emphysema, according to an 18-year study published in…

Meeting News

High-intensity dust exposure linked to airway abnormalities in World Trade Center firefighters

May 21, 2019
DALLAS — In firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, high-intensity dust exposure and early symptoms were associated with…

In the Journals

Lung volume reduction surgery improves outcomes in advanced emphysema

May 15, 2019
Among patients with end-stage emphysema, lung volume reduction surgery was associated with significant improvements in clinical and quality-of-life…

In the Journals

Lung volume reduction confers clinical benefit in emphysema

May 6, 2019
Among patients with severe emphysema, lung volume reduction interventions including surgery, endobronchial valves, endobronchial coils or sclerosing…

Meeting News

E-cigarettes have uncertain role for smoking cessation

April 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The role e-cigarettes play on tobacco dependence, the morbidity and potentially mortality from tobacco is “unclear,”…

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Light smokers more likely than past heavy smokers to develop lung disease

May 22, 2018
Long-term light smokers were at greater risk for obstructive lung disease, emphysema and lung function decline than heavy smokers who quit, according…

In the Journals

Vapor ablation for emphysema patients improves function

March 21, 2016
Patients who received vapor ablation to treat severe upper-lobe predominant emphysema showed improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second and…

In the Journals

Nitinol coils improve function, quality of life in patients with emphysema

February 9, 2016
Use of nitinol coils in addition to usual care to treat patients with severe emphysema improved function, quality of life and 6-minute walk test…

In the Journals

Smoking heroin linked to early-onset COPD with emphysema phenotype

June 26, 2015
The inhalation of heroin for recreational purposes appears to be associated with early-onset COPD, and specifically with an emphysema phenotype…

Meeting News Coverage

Aspirin use may slow development of early emphysema

May 18, 2015
DENVER — The use of aspirin for at least 3 days per week slowed the progression of early emphysema, according to study results presented at the…

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ATS to highlight COPD, asthma developments

May 15, 2015
Healio.com/Pulmonology will present live coverage from the American Thoracic Society International Conference that runs May 15-20 in Denver. Coverage…

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Lung volume reduction surgery provides long-term benefits for emphysema patients

May 5, 2015
SEATTLE — Lung volume reduction surgery in patients with emphysema appeared to be safe and beneficial for overall survival 5 years after…

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