Transient early wheeze is not associated with impaired lung function in 7-yr-old children.

@article{Lau2003TransientEW,
  title={Transient early wheeze is not associated with impaired lung function in 7-yr-old children.},
  author={Susanne Lau and Sabina Illi and Christine Sommerfeld and Bodo Niggemann and Katarzyna Voelkel and C Madloch and Christoph Gr{\"u}ber and Renate G. Nickel and Johannes Forster and Ulrich Wahn},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={834-41}
}
The aim of the present study was to analyse determinants of lung function in 7-yr-old children with different wheezing patterns (early, persistent and late onset) in a prospective cohort study. The German Multicentre Allergy Study (MAS) followed 1,314 children from birth onwards. Annual assessments included clinical check-ups, a structured interview and repeated measurement of specific immunoglobulins Ig(E) directed against food and inhalant allergens. At the age of 7 yrs, lung function was… CONTINUE READING

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