Metabolic differences between bronchial epithelium from healthy individuals and patients with asthma and the effect of bronchial thermoplasty



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The airways of patients with obstructive airway diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are chronically inflamed.

  • Hoogsteden H.C.
  • Verhoeven G.T.
  • Lambrecht B.N.
  • Prins J.B.
Airway inflammation in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with special emphasis on the antigen-presenting dendritic cell: influence of treatment with fluticasone propionate.