Elianne J L E Vrijlandt

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OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of respiratory and atopic symptoms in (young) adults born prematurely, differences between those who did and did not develop Bronchopulmonary Disease (BPD) at neonatal age and differences in respiratory health between males and females. METHODS DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Nation wide follow-up study, The(More)
This study examined the safety of sputum induction and the relation between sputum cell counts and clinical parameters in adolescents with severe persistent asthma. Within 5 days, induced sputum and reversibility in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), quality of life, provocative concentration causing a 20% fall in FEV1 (PC20) of adenosine(More)
OBJECTIVES To develop explicit and transparent recommendations on controversial asthma management issues in children and to illustrate the usefulness of the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach in rating the quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. METHODS Health care questions were formulated for(More)
The information about the in utero influences on the development of the lungs and lung function is limited. No measurements are available at present to objectify this, and all studies in humans describing early determinants of airway function mention placental function, birth weight in relation to gestational age, sex and ethnicity, environmental factors,(More)
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