"Bronchial Thermoplasty" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Thermal destruction of the excess bronchial SMOOTH MUSCLE tissue with heat delivered through a catheter assembly attached to a BRONCHOSCOPE. It is often used to control BRONCHIAL HYPERREACTIVITY in severe ASTHMA for better AIRWAY MANAGEMENT.
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