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Comparison of asthma treatment given in addition to inhaled corticosteroids on airway inflammation and responsiveness.

Abstract:

There is increasing evidence that the assessment of eosinophilic airway inflammation using induced sputum and measurement of airway hyperresponsiveness provides additional, clinically important information concerning asthma control. The aim of this study was to directly compare the effects of different treatments on these markers in patients with asthma and persistent symptoms, despite the use of low-dose inhaled corticosteroids. A double-blind four-way crossover study was performed, which co...

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Brightling, CE More by this author
McKenna, S More by this author
Hargadon, B More by this author
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Journal:
The European respiratory journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
6
Pages:
1144-1151
Publication date:
2006-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
URN:
uuid:fecd9286-1109-432b-8ce8-1f0bf408d44d
Source identifiers:
435307
Local pid:
pubs:435307

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