Absence of pulmonary aspiration of sinus contents in patients with asthma and sinusitis.

@article{Bardin1990AbsenceOP,
  title={Absence of pulmonary aspiration of sinus contents in patients with asthma and sinusitis.},
  author={Philip G. Bardin and Barend van Heerden and Jonathan Joubert},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1990},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={82-8}
}
The frequent association of asthma and paranasal sinusitis has been ascribed to a nasobronchial reflex, aspiration of sinus secretions, or enhanced beta-adrenergic blockade. We investigated possible pulmonary aspiration in a pilot study (eight patients) and follow-up study (13 patients) by means of a radionuclide technique. In the pilot study, the aim was… CONTINUE READING