Procedures and Surgeries Used to Treat Lung Diseases

Endotracheal intubation

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Exercise (see Pulmonary rehabilitation)

Inhalers and Nebulizers

Liquid ventilation (Liquid breathing)

Lobectomy (see Lung surgery)

Lung surgery

Lung transplant

Lung volume reduction surgery

Mechanical ventilation

Nebulizers (see Inhalers and Nebulizers)

Oxygen therapy

Physiotherapy (see Pulmonary rehabilitation)


Pneumonectomy (see Lung surgery)

Postural drainage

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Smoking cessation

Surfactant Replacement therapy


Wedge resection (see Lung surgery)

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Last updated: November 16, 2012