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Breathe Easy: New Way to Treat Severe Asthma

Asthmas inhalerPut down that rescue inhaler. People with severe, persistent asthma are breathing easier with a novel treatment called bronchial thermoplasty.

Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2010, the minimally invasive procedure has been gaining media attention as more patients report life-changing results. Cleveland Clinic pulmonologist Sumita Khatri, MD, has seen it herself. As part of a team that cares for severe asthmatics, she was one of the first doctors in Northeast Ohio to perform the procedure. 

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