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Markers for step-down of inhaled corticosteroid therapy in adult asthmatics.
BACKGROUND Treatment guidelines recommend the use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) as first-line therapy for all stages of persistent asthma. However, it is unknown whether ICS dose reduction inExpand
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Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD): Current understanding of AERD.
The characteristics in AERD are severe adult-onset asthma, eosinophilic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis, and CysLT overproduction. The cause of AERD have remained unclear, however the decrease inExpand
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Omalizumab reduces cysteinyl leukotriene and 9α,11β-prostaglandin F2 overproduction in aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease.
To the Editor: Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is a distinct phenotype of asthma characterized by sensitivity to aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, nasal polyposis, mastExpand
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Platelet activation markers overexpressed specifically in patients with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease.
BACKGROUND Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is characterized by respiratory reactions on ingestion of COX-1 inhibitors and cysteinyl leukotriene overproduction. The hypersensitivityExpand
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Oral Mite Anaphylaxis Caused by Mite-Contaminated Okonomiyaki/Pancake-Mix in Japan: 8 Case Reports and a Review of 28 Reported Cases.
BACKGROUND Anaphylaxis after the ingestion of foods contaminated with mites has recently been recognized. Case series and case reports thus far have shown that mite-contaminated wheat flour is theExpand
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[Use of forced oscillation technique to detect airflow limitations in adult Japanese asthmatics].
BACKGROUND The forced oscillation technique (FOT) is a noninvasive method that is used to measure respiratory mechanics, including respiratory resistance and reactance at multiple frequencies. TheExpand
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Omalizumab for Aspirin Hypersensitivity and Leukotriene Overproduction in Aspirin-exacerbated Respiratory Disease. A Randomized Controlled Trial
Rationale: Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease is characterized by severe asthma, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug hypersensitivity, nasal polyposis, and leukotriene overproduction. SystemicExpand
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Oral Mite Anaphylaxis Caused by Mite-Contaminated Okonomiyaki/Pancake-Mix in Japan: 8 Case Reports and a Review of 28 Reported Cases.
Background: Anaphylaxis after the ingestion of foods contaminated with mites has recently been recognized. Case series and case reports thus far have shown that mite-contaminated wheat flour is theExpand
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DIFFERENCES IN FRACTION OF EXHALED NITRIC OXIDE VALUES MEASURED BY TWO HAND-HELDED ANALYZERS (NObreath® AND NIOX Vero®).
BACKGROUND The fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) is a useful marker of asthma control. The FENO measurement with two hand-helded analyzers (NObreath® and NIOX Vero®) may be more affordable, noExpand
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Oral mite anaphylaxis caused by mite-contaminated okonomiyaki/ pancake-mix in Japan: 8 case reports and a review of 28 reported cases.
BACKGROUND Anaphylaxis after the ingestion of foods contaminated with mites has recently been recognized. Case series and case reports thus far have shown that mite-contaminated wheat flour is theExpand
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