You have a pacemaker, internal defibrillator, or other implantable electronic device.
have a known sensitivity to medications required to perform
bronchoscopy, including lidocaine, atropine, and benzodiazepines.
You've been treated previously with BT.
Who performs the BT procedure?
BT is performed by a specially trained pulmonologist. If your
regular doctor currently managing your asthma is an allergist, family
practice physician, general practitioner, internist or other physician,
he or she will be able to refer you to a BT Clinic for a consultation
with a pulmonologist. After your BT treatment is completed, you will
return to your regular asthma doctor to manage your asthma.
For help with discussing this treatment with your doctor: