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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 and chronic bronchitis.

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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a common, inherited genetic condition that can cause chronic lung and liver disease. Treatment can slow down the progress of the disease. Learn more here.

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Lung conditions

Learn all about lung conditions and diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, whooping cough and more.

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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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Victoria rural and remote health services

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

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Dust storms

A dust storm can reduce the quality of the air that we breathe, so people – especially those with a respiratory condition – need to take precautions. Learn how to protect your health in a dust storm here.

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Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TAPP)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall, near the inguinal canal. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TEP)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall, near the inguinal canal. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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