Because of COPD and emphysema, Robert couldn’t live the life he wanted. He couldn’t breathe fully, which made even the simplest daily tasks difficult to perform. His doctors at UPMC recommended a cutting-edge surgery that gave him the ability to breathe normally. At UPMC, Life Changing Medicine means giving our patients the chance to do what they want to do every day.
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