Identification of asthma clusters in two independent Korean adult asthma cohorts.

  title={Identification of asthma clusters in two independent Korean adult asthma cohorts.},
  author={Tae-Bum Kim and An Soo Jang and Hyouk-Soo Kwon and Jong Sook Park and Yoon-Seok Chang and Sang-Heon Cho and B. W. Choi and J Park and Dong-Ho Nam and H J Yoon and Young-Joo Cho and H. -G. Moon and You Sook Cho and Choon-Sik Park},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={41 6},
Asthma is a heterogeneous airway disease with various clinical phenotypes. It is crucial to clearly identify clinical phenotypes to achieve better asthma management. We used cluster analysis to classify the clinical groups of 724 asthmatic patients from the Cohort for Reality and Evolution of Adult Asthma in Korea (COREA), and in 1843 subjects from another independent Korean asthma cohort of Soonchunhyang University Asthma Genome Research Centre (SCH) (Bucheon, Republic of Korea). Hierarchical… CONTINUE READING
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