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Non-Drug Treatment for Severe Asthma (Bronchial Thermoplasty) | El Camino Hospital

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Approved by the FDA in 2010, Bronchial Thermoplasty is a minimally invasive bronchoscopic procedure that uses a bronchoscope to deliver thermal energy to reduce excessive smooth muscle in the airway and increase airflow. Studies show great results for patients with severe asthma: 32% fewer severe asthma attacks 73% reduction in hospitalizations for respiratory symptoms 84% fewer asthma-related emergency room visits Watch to learn more about this amazing non-drug treatment for severe asthma from Dr. Ganesh Krishna, an interventional pulmonologist and expert in BT treatment.