LPS-induced bronchoalveolar neutrophilia; effects of salmeterol treatment.

  title={LPS-induced bronchoalveolar neutrophilia; effects of salmeterol treatment.},
  author={Annika Wallin and Jamshid Pourazar and Thomas Sandstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  volume={98 11},
Salmeterol has earlier been reported to have immune modulating effects on Lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced neutrophilic inflammation in rodents. The aim of this study was to explore whether 3 weeks regular treatment with inhaled Salmeterol would have a protective effect against neutrophilia, following an LPS inhalation as assessed by bronchoscopy with bronchial wash (BW) and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in healthy subjects. Fifteen volunteers all underwent bronchoscopies with bronchial wash and… CONTINUE READING
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