Study in Spain Shows Weight Loss Surgery Contributed to Significantly Lower Asthma Inhaler Use

According to a retrospective chart review and longitudinal cohort study of 505 patients, morbidly obese patients with asthma may require less inhaler therapy post-surgery. Among the patients studied who used a type of inhaler therapy before surgery, one or more classes of said inhalers were discontinued in 30%. Dr. Randall Schwartz, the study‚Äôs main author, …

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