The EBV is a one-way valve that blocks off the diseased lung section to inhaled air but lets the trapped air already inside the area escape as shown below in the diagram With placement of the EBV, the diseased part of the lung collapses; this allows the healthier parts of the lung to expand.
Active, Not Recruiting
Please see study flyer and patient brochure.
May 01, 2016
April 30, 2021
Investigator: Kristen M.J. Azar, R.N., BSN, MSN/MPH
Investigator: Alice R. Pressman, Ph.D., M.S.