November 25, 2013 8:38 PM

New asthma treatment offered at Duke Medical Center, other NC hospitals

Dr. Momen Wahidi at Duke University Medical Center is treating patients who have severe asthma with bronchial thermoplasty, a recently approved treatment for severe asthma. The procedure uses heat to reduce thickness in the airways of the lungs, allowing patients to breathe more easily and take less medicine.

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