Influence of distinct asthma phenotypes on lung function following weight loss in the obese.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE There appears to be two distinct clinical phenotypes of obese patients with asthma-those with early-onset asthma and high serum IgE (TH2-high), and those with late-onset asthma and low serum IgE (TH2-low). The aim of the present study was to determine in the two phenotypes of obese asthma the effect of weight loss on small airway… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/resp.12368

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