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Dr. Lisa Kopas talks with NPR radio about chronic bronchitis

May 1st, 2017

This is the second time this year that the 41st president has been hospitalized with pneumonia. Although she’s not directly involved with the president’s care, Dr. Lisa Kopas with Methodist says bacterial pneumonia is treated with antibiotics…
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Dr. Doerr talks with the press about former President George H. W. Bush’s move out of the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital

January 27th, 2017
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Dr. Lisa Kopas talks with the Associated Press and Channel 2 News about pneumonia

September 13th, 2016

http://www.click2houston.com/health/hillary-clinton-battles-pneumonia

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Dr. Kopas talks with Fox news about smoking

March 4th, 2015

FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston

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Dr. Timothy Connolly is “1st in Texas” to implant Lung Volume Reduction Coils as treatment for emphysema

January 2nd, 2014

A team of PCCS physicians led by Dr. Tim Connolly are taking part in a multi-center international trial for a novel technology to treat severe emphysema. Dr. Connolly and the first patient in Texas to undergo the procedure were recently featured on Fox 26 News with Randy Wallace highlighting the exciting preliminary clinical results of this treatment. Call our research hotline 1 (800) 587-2003 to see if lung volume reduction coils may be an option to help manage your emphysema.

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Dr. Timothy Connolly Discusses New Therapy to Help with Advanced COPD and Emphysema

December 10th, 2013

http://www.yourhealthfirst.com/articles/endobronchial-coils-for-emphy/

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Dr. Herlihy Discusses COPD

November 18th, 2013

http://www.yourhealthfirst.com/audio-and-video/copd-dr-joseph-galati-and-dr-pat-herlihy-discuss/

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Dr. Lisa Kopas leads the way in a new technology for severe asthma

September 17th, 2013

Our own Dr. Lisa Kopas leads the way in a new technology for severe asthma. Bronchial Thermoplasty is giving hope to many asthmatics allowing them to lead active lives.

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Jose Fernando Santacruz, MD; Chief of the section of bronchoscopy and interventional pulmonology.

August 7th, 2013

PCCS is pleased to announce the association of Interventional Pulmonologist Jose Fernando Santacruz, MD.
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PCCS offers novel treatment for severe COPD through the “RENEW” Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) Study

April 15th, 2013

In conjunction with St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, and study sponsor , PneumRx (Mountain View, CA), PCCS physicians Dr. Timothy A. Connolly (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Lisa Kopas and Dr. J. Fernando Santacruz (Co-Investigators) have recently been selected to participate in an FDA-approved multi-center clinical device trial to employ an endoscopic approach to lung volume reduction via the implantation of multiple memory shape metal nitinol coils.

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