Relationship between exhaled nitric oxide and treatment response in COPD patients with exacerbations.

@article{Antus2010RelationshipBE,
  title={Relationship between exhaled nitric oxide and treatment response in COPD patients with exacerbations.},
  author={Bal{\'a}zs Antus and Imre Barta and Ildik{\'o} Horv{\'a}th and Eszter Csisz{\'e}r},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={472-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) has been implicated as a pulmonary biomarker in various respiratory diseases, including COPD. In this longitudinal study, the benefit of measuring FENO in a routine clinical setting was assessed in COPD patients hospitalized with an exacerbation of the disease. METHODS FENO, lung function and blood gases were measured in 58 COPD patients at hospital admission due to an exacerbation, and at discharge following treatment with… CONTINUE READING

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