Lung Function Improvement after Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction with Pulmonx Endobronchial Valves used in Treatment of Emphysema (LIBERATE STUDY)

Purpose:  This study is designed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the Pulmonx Endobronchial Valve (EBV) for treating emphysema symptoms as compared to a standard medical therapy program alone.

Jed Gorden, M.D.
Swedish Thoracic Surgery / First Hill
Inclusion Criteria:
  • Clinical and radiological evidence of emphysema
  • Currently non-smoking
  • Stable on current medication regimen
  • Forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) between 15% and 45% of predicted value

Exclusion Criteria:

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