Airway pathology in severe asthma is related to airflow obstruction but not symptom control.

@article{Ferreira2018AirwayPI,
  title={Airway pathology in severe asthma is related to airflow obstruction but not symptom control.},
  author={D S Ferreira and Regina Maria Carvalho-Pinto and Marcelo Gervilla Gregorio and Raquel Annoni and Aila Mirtes Teles and Monique Buttignol and Bianca Bergamo de Ara{\'u}jo-Paulino and Erika Katayama and Bruno de Luna Oliveira and H S Del Frari and Alberto Cukier and Marisa Dolhnikoff and Rafael Stelmach and KlausF. Rabe and Thais Mauad},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2018},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={
          635-643
        }
}
BACKGROUND Patients with asthma present structural and inflammatory alterations that are believed to play a role in disease severity. However, airway remodeling and inflammation have not been extensively investigated in relation to both symptom control and airflow obstruction in severe asthmatics. We aimed to investigate several inflammatory and structural pathological features in bronchial biopsies of severe asthmatics that could be related to symptom control and airflow obstruction after… CONTINUE READING
BETA
2
Twitter Mentions

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…