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Emphysema

Emphysema is a progressive lung disease usually caused by cigarette smoking. It causes shortness of breath and coughing.

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Emphysema and COPD statistics

Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a significant impact on Australians. See some trusted statistics and learn more here.

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for certain long-term lung conditions including emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma.

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Lung diseases

Trusted information on lung diseases, plus links to trusted resources.

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Obstructive lung diseases

People with obstructive lung disease, such as COPD, asthma or CF, experience shortness of breath. Learn more about obstructive lung diseases.

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What causes lung cancer?

Information on what causes lung cancer and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's procedure

Reversal of Hartmann’s procedure will allow you to open your bowels in the normal way. You will no longer need a stoma bag.

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Laparoscopic Heller's cardiomyotomy

Achalasia is not life-threatening but the symptoms can be disabling. A Heller’s cardiomyotomy is a dependable way to help you to swallow more easily for a long time.

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Laparoscopic sterilisation

A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.

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Laparoscopy and dye test

A laparoscopy and dye test helps to find out the cause of certain gynaecological problems associated with infertility. For some women minor treatments can be performed at the same time.

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Victoria rural and remote health services

Regional and rural Victoria's health services are important to all in the state. Knowing where they are found will give you confidence when you need support.

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