How does smoking affect bullectomy outcomes?

Updated: Feb 21, 2019
  • Author: Neerja Gulati, MD; Chief Editor: Dale K Mueller, MD  more...
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Pulmonary rehabilitation and smoking cessation are important in the management of these patients. Decline of lung function after surgery is less in those patients who stopped smoking than in those who continue to smoke.

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