Just posting this to help people understand the different procedures concerning LVRS, There are variations in the procedure, I have posted in another thread but it could well get lost in discussions so I am posting the information as a separate post.
The variations are explained in the links provided below:
BLF leaflet on LVRS covers suitability etc:
NICE information on Insertion of endobronchial valves for lung volume reduction in emphysema:
Excellent Post by Johnwr with video, concerning LVRS mentioning 'Zephyr' Valves and a trial using Nitinol Coils
There is a pdf download for LVRS with coils if you put the information into the web browser.