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The use of exhaled nitric oxide in the management of asthma.

Abstract:

It has recently become clear that airways disease associated with eosinophilic airway inflammation, but not other patterns of inflammation, is closely associated with favourable short-and long-term responses to corticosteroid therapy, irrespective of the clinical context in which it occurs. Moreover, a raised exhaled nitric oxide (FE(NO)) is a reasonable marker of eosinophilic airway inflammation, which has a number of advantages as a diagnostic and monitoring tool. In this review we outline ...

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10.1080/02770900801978557

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Journal:
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma
Volume:
45
Issue:
7
Pages:
523-531
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1532-4303
ISSN:
0277-0903
URN:
uuid:fc81016b-0cf4-498f-80a9-8c0cca27df52
Source identifiers:
423887
Local pid:
pubs:423887

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