Asthma Clinic

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The UCSF Asthma Clinic provides comprehensive, highly specialized care for patients with moderate to severe asthma. Our services include diagnostic testing, physiologic and allergic evaluation, optimization of medical management and education in asthma self-management.

We also have ongoing research studies to evaluate potential asthma treatments that some patients may be eligible for. Interested patients should inquire to see if they can participate.

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Characterizing Asthma Sputum Elasticity in the UCSF Severe Asthma Research Program

    Lung function as a measure of asthma severity.

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    Decorative Caduceus

    PrecISE (Precision Interventions for Severe and/or Exacerbation-Prone Asthma) Network Study

    Assessed prior to bronchodilator administration. Efficacy analyses will compare the end-of-period outcome values between test treatment and placebo.

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    Decorative Caduceus

    An Observational Study of Beta-Blocker Use in Patients With COPD and Acute MI

    Results of this Aim will provide data about the prevalence of COPD in the hospitalized population with AMI in our network.

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    Decorative Caduceus

    CF And Effects of Drugs Mixed Ex Vivo With Sputum for Mucolytic Treatment

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    Decorative Caduceus

    The Effect of NAC on Lung Function and CT Mucus Score

    The primary outcome is the % change in FEV1 from the start to the end of each two-week treatment period (either placebo or 20% NAC).

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Characterization of Adult Subjects for Asthmatic Research Studies

    We will measure various indicators of airway inflammation and compare them with various phenotypic characteristics.

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    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-pulmonology

      Best in Northern California in pulmonology & lung surgery

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    What to Bring

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    • Insurance card
    • Medications or list of medications you are taking, including dosage, method and frequency
    • CD of past imaging studies, if possible

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