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EPWORTH’S ANNUAL REPORT – Innovation

EPWORTH’S ANNUAL REPORT – Innovation

Lung function improved with new treatment. A revolutionary procedure is drastically improving the lives of patients with advanced emphysema.In February 2015, respiratory physician Dr Nick Wilsmore performed the first bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (BLVR) at Epworth Eastern. View the article:...

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WESTERN ADVOCATE – Winter Cough Could Be Something More

WESTERN ADVOCATE – Winter Cough Could Be Something More

Western Advocate Article - click here “A viral or post-viral cough is the most common cause of the winter cough that’s going around,” said Dr Nicholas Wilsmore, a Sleep and Respiratory Physician at Victoria’s Epworth Eastern and Box Hill Hospital. “But if a cough is chronic - which by definition...

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THE AGE – IP Service Highlighted – Treatment of Lung Disease

THE AGE – IP Service Highlighted – Treatment of Lung Disease

Here is a nice article highlighting our cutting edge Interventional Pulmonology service at Epworth Eastern. We are also recruiting for a lung cancer screening study, as can be seen from the article. Fresh hope is emerging for people at risk of lung disease, with new technologies and innovative...

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HERALD SUN – Rare Medical Procedure Bronchial Thermoplasty

HERALD SUN – Rare Medical Procedure Bronchial Thermoplasty

Photo is Dr Nicholas Wilsmore operating on Rachel Cairnduff at the Epworth Eastern. Western Advocate Article – click here Rachel Cairnduff hopes rare medical procedure bronchial thermoplasty can help her breathe normally and stop adult onset asthma. RACHEL Cairnduff just wants to breathe normally...

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NINE NEWS – Lung Volume Reduction with Valves for Severe COPD

NINE NEWS – Lung Volume Reduction with Valves for Severe COPD

Nine News Article - click here Emphysema sufferers can breathe a little easier with the help of a non-surgical procedure which takes around 15 minutes. Doctors at Epworth Eastern Hospital in Melbourne are helping patients breathe better with the use of small plastic valves. In severe emphysema,...

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SBS NEWS – Don’t Ignore Your Medical Issues

SBS NEWS – Don’t Ignore Your Medical Issues

Health authorities are concerned Australians are not seeking help for potentially deadly health issues. Lillian is one Australian who knows how important it is to see a doctor if you’re unsure about your health. Watch the Video: click here

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Benefits are clear for valves for COPD

Benefits are clear for valves for COPD

Read the full article on the affects of “Effect of Zephyr Endobronchial Valves on Dyspnea, Activity Levels and Quality of Life at One Year”. https://pulmonx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/P1016EN_A-April-2020-Clinical-Summary-LIBERATE_4-11-20.pdf

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New Ventilator Solution

New Ventilator Solution

Please support this Australian attempt at a cheap portable ventilator, which may be needed in these trying times before too...

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COVID19 Questions?

COVID19 Questions?

Relating to the current situation and the novel corona virus concerns, please review all local state and federal guidelines with regards to current advice and restrictions. We also have a link to the latest Australian Lung Foundation (ALF) guidelines on the risk of COVID19, as it relates...

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