Budesonide affects allergic mucociliary dysfunction.


Airway inflammation characterized by neutrophils and free elastase contributes to allergic mucociliary dysfunction. Glucocorticosteroids are the most important anti-inflammatory agents used in the treatment of asthma, but their effect on allergic mucociliary dysfunction is not known. Therefore, we assessed both the prophylactic and therapeutic effects of… (More)


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@article{ORiordan1998BudesonideAA, title={Budesonide affects allergic mucociliary dysfunction.}, author={Thomas G O'Riordan and Y M Mao and Remedios Otero and J. C. Miralles L{\'o}pez and Juan R. Sabater and William M. Abraham}, journal={Journal of applied physiology}, year={1998}, volume={85 3}, pages={1086-91} }