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The forced oscillation technique (FOT) is a noninvasive method with which to measure respiratory mechanics. FOT employs small… Expand Asthma is a common respiratory disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of coughing, wheezing and breathlessness. Although… Expand Airways inflammation is thought to play a central role in the pathogenesis of asthma. However, the precise role that individual… Expand A study was done to compare the efficacy and safety of the coprescription of salmeterol 50 microgram twice daily or 100 microgram… Expand BACKGROUND
Bronchial hyperresponsiveness, a risk factor for asthma, consists of a heightened bronchoconstrictor response to a… Expand The German reunification offers a unique opportunity to study the impact of environmental factors on the development of childhood… Expand Over the past decade, it has become increasingly recognized that airways inflammation is one of the major components of asthma… Expand Little is known of the structural changes in mild asthma. We have studied the light and electron microscopic structure of lobar… Expand We have performed bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) on 17 subjects with mild atopic asthma (9 symptomatic, 8 asymptomatic) and 14… Expand Inhalation of histamine diphosphate aerosol (1.6 per cent, 10 breaths) produced a 218 +/- 54.6 per cent (mean +/- SE) increase in… Expand