Fiberoptic bronchoscopy and bronchial mucosal biopsies in asthmatics undergoing long-term high-dose budesonide aerosol treatment.

@article{Laursen1988FiberopticBA,
  title={Fiberoptic bronchoscopy and bronchial mucosal biopsies in asthmatics undergoing long-term high-dose budesonide aerosol treatment.},
  author={Lars Christian Laursen and Ebbe Taudorf and Sven Borgeskov and Takasi Kobayasi and Harold Jensen and B. Weeke},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={1988},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={284-8}
}
Mucosal biopsies from the pharynx, right main stem bronchus and right lower lobe were obtained during flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy and were examined with light microscopy (LM) and electron microscopy (EM) in 10 asthmatics after 11 months' (range 7-15 months) treatment with high doses of inhaled budesonide via the Nebuhaler, i.e. 1600 micrograms daily… CONTINUE READING