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November 22, 2011
Meg Farris / Eyewitness News
Video source: WWLTV.com
Technological breakthrough a relief for adults with asthma
Every year, thousands of people die in the U.S. from asthma attacks, even though they are using good medications and have it under control. And here in New Orleans, the number of people who have asthma is significantly higher.
But now there's a breakthrough in technology that is helping the most severe adult cases - Bronchial Thermoplasty.
Dr. Tejedor is now the only doctor in the region performing Bronchial Thermoplasty at Ochsner in Kenner.
For more on the procedure: www.ochsner.org/bt or call Ochsner at: 504-412-1705 or 504-464-8000.