Prognostic value of bronchial provocation and FENO measurement for asthma diagnosis--results of a delayed type of diagnostic study.

@article{Schneider2014PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of bronchial provocation and FENO measurement for asthma diagnosis--results of a delayed type of diagnostic study.},
  author={Antonius Schneider and Bernhard Faderl and Johannes Schwarzbach and Lutz Welker and Marlies Karsch-V{\"o}lk and Rudolf A. J{\"o}rres},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={34-40}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the prognostic value of FENO with bronchoprovocation testing when the clinical course within the first year after assessment was taken into account; to compare the prognostic values with respect to eosinophilic versus non-eosinophilic inflammatory pattern. METHODS Cross-sectional diagnostic study with a delayed-type reference standard in 393 patients attending a private practice of pneumologists with complaints suspicious of obstructive airway disease. INDEX TEST FENO… CONTINUE READING
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