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.
Browse our selection of video highlights and short articles from the conference hub, providing insights into the latest updates from major conferences and a selection of peer-reviewed articles from the journal portfolio.
Frank Sciurba, ATS 2022: 2 Year Results from a Feasibility Study of Bronchial Rheoplasty for Chronic Bronchitis
We caught up with Prof. Frank Sciurba (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA) to discuss the 2 year findings from a US feasibility study of bronchial rheoplasty for chronic bronchitis and to learn more around the upcoming advances in chronic bronchitis. The abstract ‘Bronchial Rheoplasty for Chronic Bronchitis: 2 Year Results from a Us Feasibility […]
Andrew Bush, IPCRG 2021: Persistent Bacterial Bronchitis & Bronchiectasis in Children
We were delighted to speak with Professor Andrew Bush (Imperial Centre for Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK) around his presentation on ‘Persistent Bacterial Bronchitis & Bronchiectasis in Children‘, which was presented at The IPCRG 10th World Conference, 6-8 May, 2021. Questions Could you give us a brief overview of persistent bacterial bronchitis (PBB) and […]
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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