Modulation of airflow limitation

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Abstract

Airflow limitation is a general feature in patients with asthma or COPD. Airflow limitation results from airway wall thickening and airway smooth muscle contraction, and is generally assessed by forced expirations. It may show a variable magnitude over time, especially in asthmatics. In addition, airflow limitation is stronger at night than during daytime. The studies described in this thesis deal with underlying mechanisms of airflow limitation and therapeutic intervention. ... Zie: Summary
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Koeter, G.H., Supervisor
Publisher
Publication statusPublished - 1992

Keywords

  • Luchtwegobstructie, Farmacotherapie Proefschriften (vorm)
  • thorax

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