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Are Zephyr Valves Right For You?

Answer a Few Questions to Find Out

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Are Zephyr
Valves Right For You?

Answer a Few Questions to Find Out

Step 1: Initial Consultation

Discuss this treatment option and the process for evaluation.

Ready to schedule an initial consultation for treatment with Zephyr Valves?

Find the nearest Treatment Center.

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Understanding if the Zephyr Valve Procedure May Be Right For You

This video provides an introduction to the Zephyr Valve procedure for severe COPD/Emphysema and may help you decide if this option is right for you.

Step 2: Eligibility Tests

A simple set of tests are required to determine if you might be a good candidate for the treatment. These include:

  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFTs)
  • CT scan
  • ABG (a blood test)
  • 6-minute walk test
  • Additional tests, such as an EKG or perfusion scan may be required

A Zephyr Valve trained Assessment Center or Treatment Center can determine if you are a candidate.

Understanding the Eligibility Tests for the Zephyr Valve Procedure

This animated video walks you through the eligibility tests performed at your Zephyr Valve evaluation.

I knew I had inner strength, but this gave me the opportunity to get better and do more again.
– Barbara, 67, Flint, MI
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Step 3: Insurance Coverage & Preauthorization

Many insurance companies are providing coverage for Zephyr Valve treatment for appropriately selected patients. If a Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor determines you are a candidate for the treatment, Pulmonx has a team available to assist you through the insurance process. Also, your Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor’s office may be able to manage this for you.

 

Step 4: Procedure

What to Expect Before, During, and After the Zephyr Valve Procedure

A Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor explains what you can expect before, during, and after the Zephyr Valve procedure to help you understand if this may be right for you.

Get Started by Calling an Assessment or Treatment Center

A Zephyr Valve Treating Center can perform eligibility tests and provide treatment if you qualify. An Assessment Center can perform eligibility tests and then, if you qualify, you can visit a Zephyr Valve Treating Center to have the procedure.

Assessment Center

Confluence Health - Assessment Center

Dr. Saba Lodhi, Dr. Sean Hachey, Dr. Craig Kunz, Dr. Jonathan Stoever

25.15 Miles Away

509-401-8902 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


Providence Pulmonary and Sleep Clinic

Dr. Jiten D. Patel

117.51 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Jana Jensen

509-498-3455 Text me the Number

University of Washington Medical Center

Dr. Michael Mulligan, Dr. Douglas Wood

118.35 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Diane Lockhart, RN, BSN

206-279-6630 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


Virginia Mason Medical Center - Pulmonary Department

Dr. Steve Kirtland, Dr. Luke Seaburg

118.64 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Scott Cleman, RN, Brittany Allen-Crum, Program Coordinator

206-279-9966 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


CHI St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Kurt Jensen, Dr. Navdeep Rai

121.73 Miles Away

253-617-3544 Text me the Number

Multicare Tacoma General Hospital

Dr. Abhishek Biswas

122.01 Miles Away

253-470-4189 Text me the Number

The Oregon Clinic and Providence Portland Medical Center

Dr. Rick Balestra

174.71 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Steve Scheide

503-546-2811 Text me the Number

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital - Legacy Medical Group

Dr. Jordan Fein

179.54 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: April Matthews

503-410-3253 Text me the Number

Oregon Lung Specialists - Peacehealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend

Dr. Khuram Ameen

266.24 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Brie Anderson

541-612-7924 Text me the Number

*Center requires physician referral, no self-referrals accepted

Benefits & Risks

Compared to patients treated with medical management alone, patients treated with Zephyr Valves have been shown to:1

  • Breathe easier due to improved lung function
  • Increase their exercise — they could walk farther
  • Do more daily life activities, such as walking, bathing, and gardening
  • Enjoy a better quality of life with more energy
  • Feel more confident leaving their home

Learn about the potential risks and side effects by clicking the button below.

Potential complications of treatment can include but are not limited to pneumothorax (tear in the lung), worsening of COPD symptoms, hemoptysis, pneumonia, and, in rare cases, death.

Benefits & Risks

Compared to patients treated with medical management alone, patients treated with Zephyr Valves has been shown to:1

  • Breathe easier due to improved lung function
  • Increase their exercise — they could walk farther
  • Do more daily life activities, such as walking, bathing, and gardening
  • Enjoy a better quality of life with more energy
  • Feel more confident leaving their home

Learn about the potential risks and side effects by clicking the button below.

Potential complications of treatment can include but are not limited to pneumothorax (tear in the lung), worsening of COPD symptoms, hemoptysis, pneumonia, and, in rare cases, death.

See How Patients Feel After the Zephyr Valve Treatment

See How Patients Feel After the Zephyr Valve Treatment

Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.

Hear from Zephyr Valve Treating Doctors

The results have been dramatic in the sense that not only are they more functional, they’re essentially given a new lease on life.
– Dr. Bobby Mahajan *
* Dr. Mahajan is a paid consultant for Pulmonx Corporation.

Hear from a Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor

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