Latest Bronchiole Stories

2013-05-10 23:20:12

St. Elizabeth Health Center is one of the first hospitals in the nation to offer Bronchial Thermoplasty, a procedure to help patients with severe asthma breathe easier and gain long-lasting control over their asthma. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 St. Elizabeth Health Center is among the first in the United States to offer a new procedure for severe asthma patients, known as bronchial thermoplasty. Patients who are 18 years and older and suffer from severe persistent asthma that is not...

2009-07-10 14:59:04

A new low-energy heat treatment for asthma patients may provide some relief, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu).Baylor's NIH funded Asthma Center was selected to take part in a multinational study to see if bronchial thermoplasty is effective in treating asthma.  "One of the exciting things about asthma treatment is the presence of new medications to be able to treat asthma as well as procedures such as these that are on the horizon," said Dr. William Lunn...

Latest Bronchiole Reference Libraries

2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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