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Physicians Who Treat Emphysema Near Las Vegas, NV
Emphysema is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In this condition, small air sacs (alveoli) in the lung along with the blood vessels within them become damaged or destroyed. This has a number of effects that result in wheezing, inability to fully exhale, and low levels of oxygen in the blood. The most common cause is cigarette smoke exposure.