Bronchial Thermoplasty: Anesthetic Considerations

Posted by on December 27, 2012 at 11:51 pm

Bronchial thermoplasty is a new procedure, approved by the FDA in 2010, for the treatment of severe asthma.  It is a procedure where heat is applied to the bronchial wall to reduce the amount of smooth muscle and reduce its’ ability to contract.  Bronchial thermoplasty is a non-drug procedure for severe persistent asthma in patients 18 years […]