Fraction of exhaled nitric oxide in patients with acute eosinophilic pneumonia.

@article{Lee2012FractionOE,
  title={Fraction of exhaled nitric oxide in patients with acute eosinophilic pneumonia.},
  author={Ji Eun Lee and Chin Kook Rhee and Ji Hwan Lim and Sang Min Lee and Young Soo Shim and Choon Taek Lee and Sei Won Lee},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2012},
  volume={141 5},
  pages={1267-1272}
}
BACKGROUND Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is an idiopathic disease characterized by pulmonary eosinophilia. Because the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (Feno) is a surrogate of eosinophilic inflammation, we evaluated the levels, changed treatments, and the diagnostic role of Feno in patients with AEP. METHODS Between June 2010 and March 2011, we prospectively enrolled patients at the Armed Forces Capital Hospital who had pulmonary infiltrates and a febrile illness and who were clinically… CONTINUE READING
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