SESSION TITLE: Bronchology
SESSION TYPE: Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM
INTRODUCTION: Bronchial thermoplasty (BT), which involves the delivery of radio frequency energy to the bronchial tree to reduce airway smooth muscle quantity and contractility, has been latterly bring in the treatment of severe refractory asthma. Follow-up data to date support the safety of the procedure. Atelectasis and Lung abscess after BT in severe asthma has been described in literature, but bronchiectasis has never been reported as a direct complication of BT.