Prediction of asthma in symptomatic preschool children using exhaled nitric oxide, Rint and specific IgE.

@article{Caudri2010PredictionOA,
  title={Prediction of asthma in symptomatic preschool children using exhaled nitric oxide, Rint and specific IgE.},
  author={Daan Caudri and Alet H. Wijga and Maarten Otto Hoekstra and M Kerkhof and Gerard H Koppelman and Bert A Brunekreef and Henriette A Smit and Johan C. de Jongste},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 9},
  pages={801-7}
}
RATIONALE For clinicians it remains very difficult to predict whether preschool children with symptoms suggestive of asthma will develop asthma in later childhood. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether measurement of fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FE(NO)), interrupter resistance (Rint) or specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) in 4-year-old children with suggestive symptoms can predict asthma symptoms up to age 8 years. METHODS Children were recruited from the PIAMA birth cohort. All children with… CONTINUE READING