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Adoption of LVRS for emphysema urged

Despite the the efficacy of lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), its adoption for severe emphysema has been exceedingly poor. A new Columbia University study finds that minimally invasive LVRS can be performed with negligible surgical mortality risk.

Heart by-pass risk increases for diabetics

People with diabetes have an increased risk of problems after heart by-pass surgery, researchers have found. Medicinenet reports that they looked at more than...