An Introduction to Bronchitis
Data from long-term studies are shaping ongoing clinical debate regarding the most effective treatment strategies for acute and chronic bronchitis. Although commonly prescribed to treat acute bronchitis, there is little evidence demonstrating consistent treatment benefit in terms of symptom management or resolution. Recent data suggest prompt diagnosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)-style therapies may minimize impact on lung function in patients with chronic bronchitis.
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Arschang Valipour, ERS 2018 – Endobronchial treatment for chronic bronchitis
Arschang Valipour (Otto-Wagner-Spital, Wien, Austria) discusses the background and findings of his late-breaking presentation entitled: First-in-Human Results of Bronchial Rheoplasty: An Endobronchial Treatment For Chronic Bronchitis (CB). Questions 1. What are the major unmet needs of patients with chronic bronchitis? (0:12) 2. What is the rationale for the ablation of mucus-producing airway cells in patients […]
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