ERS/ATS statement on interventional pulmonology

European Respiratory Society - ERS
European Respiratory Society (ERS);American Thoracic Society
Publication date:
30 June 2002


The purpose of this European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society (ERS/ATS) Task Force position paper is to define the field of interventional pulmonology as well as to describe the minimal requirements in methodology and logistics, the indications, contraindications, outcome and training requirements for each interventional procedure. This position paper has been prepared by a group of European and North American experts.