Foreword : The Natural History, Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Emphysema: Report of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group
Introduction : National Emphysema Treatment Trial
The National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT)
The Role of NETT in Emphysema Research
National Emphysema Treatment Trial
Cost-Effectiveness of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
NETT Coordinators
Physiologic Basis for Improved Pulmonary Function after Lung Volume Reduction
Radiographic Evaluation of the Potential Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Candidate
The Evaluation and Preparation of the Patient for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Anesthetic Considerations in Candidates for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Overview of the Perioperative Management of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Patients
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Lung Transplantation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery versus Transplantation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction in Severe Emphysema
A Clinician's Guide to the Use of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Natural History of Emphysema
Pathogenesis of Emphysema
New Concepts in the Pathobiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
National Emphysema Treatment Trial State of the Art
Imaging Studies in Emphysema
Optimizing Bronchodilator Therapy in Emphysema
Inhaled and Systemic Corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oxygen Therapy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Nutritional Aspects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Emphysema
Acute Exacerbations and Respiratory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Sleep Abnormalities and Treatment in Emphysema
Cardiac Disease in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Comorbidities in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Cognitive and Psychological Issues in Emphysema
Health-related Quality of Life in Emphysema
Multidisciplinary Care of the Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease