Semi-interventional Pulmonology: Bronchial Thermoplasty and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction

Mark T. Dransfield, MD

Mark T. Dransfield, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor of MedicineDivision of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care MedicineDr. Mark Dransfield completed his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997, followed by residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He now serves as the Medical Director of the UAB Lung Health Center and directs the Lung Mass Clinic at the Birmingham ... View full profile

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Mark Dransfield MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine and Medical Director of the UAB Lung Health Center, covers two major topics in this presentation from the 2013 UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Update symposium. Bronchial thermoplasty offers help to those asthma patients who are unable to be adequately controlled despite available medications. Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction is a treatment for patients with severe emphysema.

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