Pivotal Data on Bronchial Thermoplasty from the Asthma Intervention Research 2 (AIR2) Trial to be Presented at ATS 2009
New non-drug procedure for severe asthma featured in eight presentations at annual conference in San Diego
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx released today the schedule of presentations featuring its novel Alair(R) Bronchial Thermoplasty
System at ATS 2009, the Internation...
1-year results of bronchial thermoplasty in refractory asthma
Sunnyvale, CA, February 11, 2008 Asthmatx, Inc., a medical device company that has developed a catheter-based procedure under investigation for the treatment of asthma, announced today the publication of data from the Research in Severe Asthma (RISA) Trial of bronchial thermoplasty
in the America...
Bronchial thermoplasty – a promising treatment for asthmatic
According to Canadian researchers, asthma patients’ quality of life can be drastically improved by removing the muscle tissue (by heating it) in the hyperactive airways. This// reduces the intensity of the problem.
The investigators announced this during CHEST 2006, the annual meeting of the Am...
Interventional Pulmonology Creeping into Bronchoscopy Market
...bmitted for FDA premarket approval in 2008. Its approval
will add bronchial thermoplasty
to the list of treatments that can be
performed with flexible bronchoscopy....nal of Medicine in March
2007 found that patients who underwent a bronchial thermoplasty
rescue medication such as that found in inhalers and showed impro...
Bronchial Thermoplasty: Boon to Severe Asthma Patients?
... Encouraging results for the use of bronchial thermoplasty
procedure were reported by the Research in Severe ...
Severe asthma patients who underwent bronchial thermoplasty
showed significant improvements in asthma control,...and evaluated the safety and efficacy of bronchial thermoplasty
in 32 adult subjects with severe persistent asthma...
Groundbreaking Canadian asthma study
...asthma control at one year following the bronchial thermoplasty
The publication entitled, "Asthma ...Cox. "These results make us hopeful that bronchial thermoplasty
may be a new option for asthma patients who have a...ite use of current drug therapies."
is a minimally invasive procedure that reduces the...