Current theories of the pathophysiology of asthma.

  • R. Michael Sly
  • Published 1983 in
    The Journal of asthma : official journal of the…
Release of chemical mediators from sensitized mast cells is of established importance in allergic asthma and can account for most of the pathology and recognized changes in physiology. There is still uncertainty regarding specific modes of action of most of the drugs effective in the treatment of asthma. Changes in respiratory mucosal permeability induced… CONTINUE READING