Cardiologists often think heart is the supreme organ. As medical science advances at a rapid pace we fail to notice the development in other specialities .It is getting more and more difficult for a physician in one field , to understand the advances in other . Often it becomes a struggle to decode non cardiac case sheets and prescription filled with latest generation treatemnt modalities .
Here is a stunner at least for me ! to find , artificial valves being used in the human bronchus , to regulate the air flow in patients with emphysema.
So, cardiologists be ready to prescribe ” lung valves ” for managing severe cases of cor pulmonale secondary to emphysema !