New Approaches for Patients with Severe Asthma

March 12, 2015 Brigham and Women's Hospital

Asthma is one of the most common chronic respiratory diseases in the United States.

Asthma is one of the most common chronic respiratory diseases in the United States. Most people with asthma do very well with current medications, but there are some patients who struggle despite taking these medications.

In this video, Dr. Christopher H. Fanta, Director of the Partners Asthma Center and a member of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses novel approaches to treatment of patients with severe asthma. These approaches include biologic therapy and an outpatient procedure called bronchial thermoplasty.

-Jessica F.

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