Inhaled corticosteroid effects both eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic inflammation in asthmatic patients


Basyigit I., Yildiz F., Ozkara S. , Boyaci H., Ilgazli A.

MEDIATORS OF INFLAMMATION, cilt.13, ss.285-291, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/09629350400003118
  • Dergi Adı: MEDIATORS OF INFLAMMATION
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.285-291

Özet

AIM: To determine induced sputum cell counts and interleukin-8 (IL-8), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and leukotriene B-4 ( LTB4) levels as markers of neutrophilic inflammation in moderate persistent asthma, and to evaluate the response to inhaled steroid therapy.