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Looking For Any New Developments In Treating Tracheobronchomalacia
Stents: Would help to have some more background info about your question. Options were limited to surgery. More recently stents were developed. Most of the progress that has been made is with the quality and variety of the stents. Newer, better ct scanners with 3d reconstruction have become great planning tools. ...Read more
I was diagnosis by bronchoscopy with trachobronchomalacia and distal bronchomalacia. What if any are my best tx options. I'm 35...?
Tracheobronchomalaci: Tracheobronchomalacia: airway walls are weak and collapses during breathing or coughing. It can develop as a result of an underlying medical condition such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, lupus etc, treatment depends on exact location and the extent of the disease. Options are tracheobronchial airway stent, tracheobronchoplasty, tracheal resection etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A new drug: There is a brand new drug that has been fda approved for copd/emphysema. It is called Daliresp (roflumilast) (brand name). It works by blocking an enzyme called "phosphodiesterase." it has been shown to reduce the number of attacks of copd. There are a number of side effects, and you should definitely discuss them with your doctor. I have had a mixed record of success with the meds. But, that is the latest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How close are we to finding a cure for genital herpes? I've seen recent developments on the news...
I have muscular dystrophy my edge is 39 it seems non progressive. What treatments or new developments are concerning muscular dystrophy?
Try another topic: A member who gets email messages asking her to edit a question or send in a new one, can try editing her questions so that the grammar and spelling are very good. These messages usually mean the question is not clear enough for doctors to properly answer. Also, if a member asks too many questions on the same topic, doctors sometimes send the repetitive questions back. Try asking about new topic. ...Read more
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