Environmental Effects on Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Allergic Children

@inproceedings{Grutta2012EnvironmentalEO,
  title={Environmental Effects on Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Allergic Children},
  author={Stefania La Grutta and Giuliana Ferrante and Velia Malizia and Fabio Cibella and Giovanni Viegi},
  booktitle={Journal of allergy},
  year={2012}
}
Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a non-invasive marker of airway inflammation in asthma and respiratory allergy. Environmental factors, especially indoor and outdoor air quality, may play an important role in triggering acute exacerbations of respiratory symptoms. The authors have reviewed the literature reporting effects of outdoor and indoor pollutants on FeNO in children. Although the findings are not consistent, urban and industrial pollution-mainly particles (PM(2.5) and PM(10… CONTINUE READING