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Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT) is a minimally
invasive outpatient procedure for adults
with severe asthma
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BT works to reduce severe asthma attacks
It's a safe, clinically proven procedure delivered by the Alair™ System2
patients share the dramatic difference Bronchial Thermoplasty has made in their lives.
79% of patients who were treated with BT reported a
significant improvement in their asthma-related quality of life2
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Health plans across the U.S. cover Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT) and many more cover the procedure on a case-by-case basis.
Speak with a trained health care professional who can assist you in connecting with a BT-certified pulmonologist for an appointment.
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Learn how BT has helped people with severe asthma gain control of their asthma symptoms and improve their asthma-related quality of life.
The Alair™ Bronchial Thermoplasty System is indicated for the treatment of severe persistent asthma in patients 18 years and older whose asthma is not well controlled with inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta-agonists.
As with any procedure, there are risks, and individual results may vary. The most common adverse event of BT is a temporary worsening of respiratory-related symptoms. These events typically occur within one day of the BT procedure and usually resolve within a week with standard care. There is a small risk (3.4% per procedure) that symptoms may require hospitalization.2
- Wechsler M et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Dec;132(6):1295-302.
- Castro M, et al, for the AIR2 Trial Study Group. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181:116-124.