What will my doctor evaluate before my lung surgery?

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Arnold D. Chung, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)
Your doctor will evaluate a variety of health indicators including lung function, says Arnold Chung, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon at MountainView Hospital. In this video, he talks about the importance of cardiac function as well.

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