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The utility of exhaled nitric oxide in patients with suspected asthma

Martin, M.J.; Wilson, E.; Gerrard-Tarpey, W.; Meakin, G.; Hearson, G.; McKeever, T.M.; Shaw, D.E.; Harrison, T.W.

Authors

M.J. Martin

E. Wilson

W. Gerrard-Tarpey

G. Meakin

G. Hearson

TRICIA MCKEEVER tricia.mckeever@nottingham.ac.uk
Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics

TIM HARRISON tim.harrison@nottingham.ac.uk
Professor of Asthma and Respiratory Medicine



Abstract

The value of FENO measurements in patients with symptoms suggestive of asthma is unclear. We performed an observational study to assess the ability of FENO to diagnose asthma and to predict response to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS). Our findings suggest FENO is not useful for asthma diagnosis but is accurate at predicting ICS response.

Citation

Martin, M., Wilson, E., Gerrard-Tarpey, W., Meakin, G., Hearson, G., McKeever, T., …Harrison, T. (2016). The utility of exhaled nitric oxide in patients with suspected asthma. Thorax, 71(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-208014

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jan 28, 2016
Online Publication Date Feb 22, 2016
Publication Date Jun 1, 2016
Deposit Date May 10, 2017
Journal Thorax
Print ISSN 0040-6376
Electronic ISSN 1468-3296
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 71
Issue 6
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-208014
Public URL https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/787214
Publisher URL http://thorax.bmj.com/content/71/6/562#block-system-main