Lung imaging in asthmatic patients: the picture is clearer.

  title={Lung imaging in asthmatic patients: the picture is clearer.},
  author={Mario Castro and Sean B. Fain and Eric A. Hoffman and David S. Gierada and Serpil C. Erzurum and Sally W Wenzel},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={128 3},
Imaging of the lungs in patients with asthma has evolved dramatically over the last decade with sophisticated techniques, such as computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography, and single photon emission computed tomography. New insights into current and future modalities for imaging in asthmatic patients and their application are discussed to potentially shed a clearer picture of the underlying pathophysiology of asthma, especially severe asthma, and the… CONTINUE READING


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