Interventional pulmonology offers patients with airway disorders a variety of innovative procedures, including endobronchial stenting, laser bronchoscopy and endobronchial brachytherapy. Daniel Sterman, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the interventional pulmonology program at Penn Medicine, talks about the state of the art in interventional pulmonology for treating patients with lung cancer, airway obstructions and other conditions.
What specific challenges and risks are there with these types of procedures? Join host Dr. Lee Freedman to learn more.
Source: ReachMD | Originally Aired: November 9, 2009 | Length: 13 min