Approved by the FDA under their "Breakthrough Devices" status, the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve treatment represents a major advancement because it is the first minimally invasive procedure to help emphysema sufferers breathe easier without major surgery. Our multidisciplinary team at UofL Health - Advanced COPD Clinic offers this minimally invasive lung valve treatment for patients with severe COPD/emphysema that has proven successful for numerous patients in the past couple of years.
The Benefits of Zephyr® Valves
Patients report being able to take full breaths immediately after the procedure and within a few days are back to doing everyday tasks with ease. In clinical studies patients treated with Zephyr Valves have been shown to:
- Breathe easier
- Be more active and energetic
- Be less short of breath
- Enjoy a significantly improved quality of life compared to untreated patients
Hear from our patient speaker, Tommie Richardson, in conversation with UofL Health provider Dr. Umair Guahar.
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