Published in Medical Device Business Week, January 24th, 2007
The study, which will take place at St. Francis Health Center, focuses on a procedure called bronchial thermoplasty to treat asthma. This procedure uses thermal energy to reduce the amount of smooth muscle in the airway that contributes to the constriction during an asthma attack. Early patient data from trials outside the United States suggest it may hold promise for moderate and severe asthmatic patients.
Asthma is a disease involving greater than...
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