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Indications for Bullectomy in Patient with Emphysema

Purpose:

To determine if a lung bulla should be resected in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

options, selection

ICD-10:

J43

Description:

Surgical resection of a lung bulla (bullectomy) may be indicated if certain clinical and radiologic findings are present.

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