Medical Insight : Bronchial Thermoplasty – Essentia Health
05
October

Medical Insight : Bronchial Thermoplasty – Essentia Health

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[MUSIC PLAYING] TRACY BRIGGS: For some people, nothing is more relaxing than a walk outside. But for the two million Americans suffering from severe asthma, it’s no walk in the park. Pollen, mold, cold air, and more can trigger an asthma attack with difficulty breathing, coughing, and wheezing. Now there’s more hope for severe asthma […]


Dr. James Kaplan – bronchial thermoplasty therapy for severe asthma
23
September

Dr. James Kaplan – bronchial thermoplasty therapy for severe asthma

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– The first nondrug treatment for severe asthma has been available for five years. But it’s only recently that patients have started having success in getting insurers to cover the procedure and it costs more than $20,000. Michelle O’Brien has lived with asthma for 45 years. It nearly took her life. – Overland Park Fire […]


Bronchial Thermoplasty | A new therapeutic treatment option for severe asthma
30
August

Bronchial Thermoplasty | A new therapeutic treatment option for severe asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Click subscribe and bell icon to get regular notifications. Bronchial thermoplasty What is bronchial thermoplasty? It is a novel minimally-invasive procedure that helps to clear airways and improves breathing in patients with severe asthma. Bronchial thermoplasty is A day care procedure, not a surgery not an inhalation or medicine How does Bronchial Thermoplasty work? In […]


New asthma treatment could bring relief to some
30
August

New asthma treatment could bring relief to some

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /

3 IN THE U-S HAVE ASTHMA….THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL. FOR SOME, ASTHMA ATTACKS CAN BE SEVERE. BUT, A FAIRLY NEW TREATMENT COULD GIVE SOME RELIEF. THE NOW’S TANIA ROGERS 3-“I was scared because I would ask him quite frequently, am I going to make it this time.” LINDA LEE STRUGGLED WITH […]


Asthma Treatment using Bronchial Thermoplasty by Dr. Nagarjuna Maturu at Yashoda Hospitals
28
August

Asthma Treatment using Bronchial Thermoplasty by Dr. Nagarjuna Maturu at Yashoda Hospitals

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Mrs. Vasantha, Hyderabad. Bronchial thermoplasty. Dr. V Nagarjuna Maturu, Consultant Pulmonary & Sleep medicine Good morning, I’m Dr. Nagarjuna. I’m consultant, interventional and pulmonary medicine, at Yashoda hospital, Somajiguda. In the next couple of minutes, we will discuss bronchial thermoplasty, and we will have our own patients. She will be sharing her own experience also. […]


Asthma Treatment Gives Back Quality of Life
25
August

Asthma Treatment Gives Back Quality of Life

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[ Silence ]>>So asthma is a disease that is characterized by airway inflammation and bronchiole constriction or bronchiole reactivity. So, these patients have inflammatory cells in the breathing tubes and have muscles underneath the surface of their breathing tubes that get bigger and bigger, and they start constricting and causes trouble with air flowing out […]


J. Randall Hansbrough, M.D., Ph.D. Discusses Bronchial Thermoplasty Procedure
22
August

J. Randall Hansbrough, M.D., Ph.D. Discusses Bronchial Thermoplasty Procedure

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , /

– My name is James Randall Hansborough, I’m a pulmonary physician at Graves Gilbert Clinic. I’ve been here since 1993. I do pulmonary sleep medicine and inpatient medicine as part of the Graves Gilbert Clinic team. Bronchial thermoplasty is a technology that’s recently become available in south central Kentucky area. It’s a treatment for very […]


Bronchial Thermoplasty asthma treatment at Lehigh Valley Health Network
22
August

Bronchial Thermoplasty asthma treatment at Lehigh Valley Health Network

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

In terms of treating asthma, there is a new procedure called Bronchial Thermoplasty, which has been approved by the FDA for treating patients with severe, persistent asthma. They’re patients who are calling the office, they’re on and off prednisone, they’re in the emergency rooms, they’re missing school, they’re missing work, they’re hospitalized; those are the […]


Bronchial Thermoplasty: Treatment for Severe Asthma
21
August

Bronchial Thermoplasty: Treatment for Severe Asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Franciscan Health Indianapolis Dr. Faisal Khan, board-certified interventional pulmonologist We’re talking about asthma today. What is asthma and who suffers? Astham is a disease of airways where there’s a reversible restriction to airflow, typically caused by exposure to certain triggers in the environment which a person may be sensitive to: dust, smoke, exercise. The good […]