Bronchial thermoplasty: A new treatment for severe refractory asthma

Thomas R. Gildea, Sumita B. Khatri, Mario Castro

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Abstract

Bronchial thermoplasty was recently approved for treating severe refractory asthma that is not well controlled by high-dose inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting bronchodilator therapy. This article reviews its indications, evidence of efficacy, and protocols.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-485
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Volume78
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2011

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