Results of the international endobronchial valve for emphysema palliation trial (VENT)

Hot topics
Chairs: M. Noppen (Brussels, Belgium), F. Herth (Heidelberg, Germany)
Aims: This hot topic will:
• describe the impact of endoscopic volume reduction using endobronchial valves on pulmonary function, functional status and radiologic anatomy;
• define the safety profile and adverse events associated with endobronchial valve placement;
• discuss the principles of endobronchial volume reduction and future application of endobronchial valves in the management of advanced COPD.
Quantitative image analysis
J. Goldin (Los Angeles, United States of America)
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