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Lungs; Prevention

Robotic bronchoscopy offers minimally invasive, earlier lung cancer diagnosis

UT Southwestern is one of the first centers using robotic bronchoscopy as a diagnostic tool for deep lung lesions that previously were difficult to access without surgery.

Lungs; Transplant

Lung transplant team provides relief for patients post-COVID-19

The Post-COVID-19 Lung Clinic at UT Southwestern has helped more than 100 patients who were having difficult breathing months after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Discovery; Lungs

Nonsurgical valve treatment provides relief for patients with severe emphysema

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction is a nonsurgical procedure that that can help patients with severe emphysema breathe easier. UT Southwestern's Dr. Muhhaned Abu-Hijleh helped develop the one-way valves and procedure that earned breakthrough device approval from the FDA in 2018.

Cancer; Lungs

Lung cancer in young nonsmokers is on the rise: Uncovering the cause

U.S #lungcancer rates have declined for decades, except in one group: Young adults who never smoked. Jonathan Dowell, M.D., discusses what we know about the risks, as well as ongoing research to reveal more answers.

COVID

Summer travel advisory: How to have a safe vacation amid COVID-19

The surge in COVID-19 cases has raised real concerns about summer travel plans. Respiratory specialist Dr. Sonja Bartolome provides some specific guidelines and precautions to help make your vacation as safe as possible.