Fixed airflow obstruction in asthma: a descriptive study of patient profiles and effect on treatment responses

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BACKGROUND The role of fixed airflow obstruction (FAO) in asthma is unclear. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between FAO and clinical features of asthma and the effect of FAO on treatment response. METHODS Post hoc descriptive analysis of data stratified by FAO category (screening post-albuterol FEV1/FVC <lower limit of normal [LLN] [FAO+] or ≥LLN… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2014.895012

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