Thermal ablation benefits confirmed: STEP-UP

Targeted thermal vapour ablation of severely emphysematous lung tissue improves lung function and quality of life with an acceptable safety profile, 12 month results of the joint Australian-European STEP-UP study confirm. As reported by the limbic, six-month results from the study of 70 patients with severe, upper lobe-prominent emphysema who were randomised the ablation or usual care ...

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