Table. 2—

Long-term results of lung volume reduction surgery in a cohort of 250 patients

OutcomeBaseline1 yr3 yrs5 yrs
Survival rate %NA948468
Mean FEV1 % pred25383430
Patients requiring LTOT %611223
Mean 6MWD m280 m pre-rehabilitation 348 m post-rehabilitation408387351
  • FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; % pred: % predicted; LTOT: long-term oxygen therapy; 6MWD: 6-min walk distance; NA: not applicable. Data taken from [114].