Search for dissertations about: "united airways"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words united airways.

  1. 1. From sneeze to wheeze: Non-invasive studies on asthma and rhinitis

    Author : David Aronsson; Lund Lungmedicin och Allergologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; airway inflammation; united airways; airway hyperresponsiveness; asthma; allergíc rhinitis;

    Abstract : Asthma and allergic rhinitis are diseases that cause major disability and illness in all ethnic groups and ages. It is well established that allergic rhinitis and asthma are closely linked entities and more than 75 % of the patients with asthma reports concomitant rhinitis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nitric oxide within the concept of united airway disease : Exhaled and nasal nitric oxide in cystic fibrosis, asthma and upper airway inflammatory diseases

    Author : Christina Krantz; Andrei Malinovschi; Kjell Alving; Celeste Porsbjerg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nitric oxide; nasal NO; exhaled NO; asthma; cystic fibrosis; airway inflammation; upper airway inflammatory disorders; united airway disease; IgE sensitisation; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Background: Within the concept of united airway disease, it is postulated that inflammatory disorders in the upper and lower airways are interrelated and influence each other. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is an established biomarker of type-2 inflammation in the lower airways and is elevated in patients with asthma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nasal and bronchial testing as well as treatment of patients with airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation focusing on the united airway concept

    Author : Anders Ehnhage; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Allergic and non-allergic rhinitis and asthma is a global health problem on the increase that causes major illness and disability worldwide, and also results in a large financial burden on society. This thesis contains six papers, based on four different clinical studies on humans with allergic as well as non-allergic airways inflammation, such as neutrophil inflammation caused by exposure to swine dust, as well as chronic rhinosinusitis and concomitant asthma with and without NSAID intolerance. READ MORE