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Has Anyone Had Lung Reduction Surgery?

Has Anyone Had Lung Reduction Surgery?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member - I had a bullectomy and pleurectomy on one lung. Then the next year a resection on the other one.

Has Anyone Out There Had A Bullectomy? If So, Did It Help??

Has Anyone Out There Had A Bullectomy? If So, Did It Help??

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I had a bullectomy and they removed some. Not sure that it helped though

Has Any One Had A Bullectmy Or Plurectmy, I Have, And Wondered If Anyone Had Problems Afterwards

Has Any One Had A Bullectmy Or Plurectmy, I Have, And Wondered If Anyone Had Problems Afterwards

just thought I could share my experience

hope this is right place to post this q

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yesterday I did a lot of reading on surgical lung volume reduction (including bullectomies) It was interesting, but scary. The MOST interesting CASE was one 65 year old man. whose breathing KEPT… read more

Does Anyone Else Have Lung Cancer?

Does Anyone Else Have Lung Cancer?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Not needing O2 is preferable; however, needing it doesn't mean your life is over by any means. It does mean it's more complicated and you have to be more organized. You also need to have a really… read more

Surgery

Surgery

Has anybody had surgery for COPD?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Post op was difficult. Lots of air leaks. In hospital for 14 days, chest tube in for a month. I developed subcutaneous emphysema while in the PACU so was in there for over six hours and after went for… read more

C.o.p.D

C.o.p.D

Does anyone get afraid to read the articles about the disease copd .I have empizema don’t really know how to spell it oh well. But anyway it scares me to read the answer and find out about this nasty thing I got.Is that wrong let me know some pointers this scares the hell out of me.thank you

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Feel the same.

Pulmonx-Zephyr Endobronchial Valves For Homogeneous Emphysema.

Pulmonx-Zephyr Endobronchial Valves For Homogeneous Emphysema.

I have been following this company and their involvement in the Zephyr Endo Valve procedure since the trials in 05-06 in Australia..and also in a very few other countries...From the little evidence that i can find anywhere online and the fact, they say they have performed many many of these valve procedures...., the few people that have posted here, do not exactly give a glowing report..in fact some are quite frightening.

So question?....hopefully for someone like Jean who has been around COPD… read more

Gaberpentine

Gaberpentine

helo everyone, has anyone here, been on gaberpentine for pain.When I came out of hospital 3 years ago I was put on gaberpentine to help with nerve pain after a bullectmy. iv had no problems but last few weeks doc trying to wheen me off them graduly, anyone got any thoughts on this

breath easy my friends
brian

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Ya those freak accidents can sure change things real fast. It is good to hear the love between you and your wife kept you together thru it all. That can be a hard road to walk when illness comes… read more

Bullectomy

Bullectomy

Does anyone walk half way through a room and so short of breath and feel like if they take one more step you will wee all over your self so you have to sit or stand somewhere till you feel you can make it back without weeing all over yourself? I have lots of problem with feeling dizzy or my equilibrium being off so when I have those days I don't drive much less get out of the house

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hate to admit it--Paulie is RIGHT !!!!

I Love Yo Know More About COPD Surgery, Is It Helpful Or What

I Love Yo Know More About COPD Surgery, Is It Helpful Or What

Can the cops patient breath better, do u still have to use oxygen. How long do the surgery last.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Tks will do