(Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis, Immunodiagnostics,  Pathogenesis, Vaccines & Drugs)

3908.      Afessa B, Morales I, Cury JD. Clinical course and outcome of patients admitted to an ICU for status asthmaticus. Chest  2001 Nov;120(5):1616-21

3909.      Ahrens RC, Teresi ME, Han SH, Donnell D, Vanden Burgt JA, Lux CR. Asthma stability after oral prednisone: a clinical model for comparing inhaled steroid potency. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Oct 1;164(7):1138-45

3910.      Amin K, Ludviksdottir D, Janson C, Nettelbladt O, Gudbjornsson B, Valtysdottir S, Bjornsson E, Roomans GM, Boman G, Seveus L, Venge P;  BHR-Group. Bronchial hyper-responsiveness. Inflammation and structural changes in the airways of patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome. Respir Med  2001 Nov;95(11):904-10

3911.      Amrani Y, Moore PE, Hoffman R, Shore SA, Panettieri RA Jr. Interferon-gamma modulates cysteinyl leukotriene receptor-1 expression and function in human airway myocytes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Dec 1;164(11):2098-101

3912.      Anderson K, Qiu Y, Whittaker AR, Lucas M. Breath sounds, asthma, and the mobile phone. Lancet  2001 Oct 20;358(9290):1343-4

3913.      Anderson SD, Argyros GJ, Magnussen H, Holzer K. Provocation by eucapnic voluntary hyperpnoea to identify exercise induced bronchoconstriction. Br J Sports Med  2001 Oct;35(5):344-7

3914.      Annett RD, Bender BG, Lapidus J, Duhamel TR, Lincoln A. Predicting children's quality of life in an asthma clinical trial: what do children's reports tell us? J Pediatr  2001 Dec;139(6):854-61

3915.      Anonymous. Asthma emerges as significant problem for elderly.. Clin Resour Manag  2001 Nov;2(11):170-3, 161

3916.      Atkinson RW, Anderson HR, Sunyer J, Ayres J, Baccini M, Vonk JM, Boumghar A, Forastiere F, Forsberg B, Touloumi G, Schwartz J, Katsouyanni K. Acute effects of particulate air pollution on respiratory admissions: results from APHEA 2 project. Air Pollution and Health: a European Approach. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 1):1860-6

3917.      Baba K, Sakakibara A, Yagi T, Niwa S, Hattori T, Koishikawa I, Yoshida K, Kobayashi T, Takagi K. Effects of theophylline withdrawal in well-controlled asthmatics treated with inhaled corticosteroid. J Asthma  2001 Dec;38(8):615-24

3918.      Babu KS, Arshad SH, Holgate ST. Anti-IgE treatment: an update. Allergy  2001 Dec;56(12):1121-8

3919.      Bai Y, Lin Y, He W, Chen Y, Ma Y. Analysis of the T cell receptor V delta region gene repertoire in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) and peripheral blood of asthmatics. Chin Med J (Engl)  2001 Dec;114(12):1252-7

3920.      Balter MS, Adams SG, Chapman KR.Inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate improves acoustic measures of voice in patients with asthma. Chest  2001 Dec;120(6):1829 34

3921.      Barnes PJ. Molecular mechanisms of corticosteroids in allergic diseases. Allergy  2001 Oct;56(10):928-36

3922.      Barr RG, Cooper DM, Speizer FE, Drazen JM, Camargo CA Jr. Beta(2)-adrenoceptor polymorphism and body mass index are associated with adult-onset asthma in sedentary but not active women. Chest  2001 Nov;120(5):1474-9

3923.      Beckett WS, Jacobs DR Jr, Yu X, Iribarren C, Williams OD. Asthma is associated with weight gain in females but not males, independent of physical activity. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Dec 1;164(11):2045-50

3924.      Bellinghausen I, Knop J, Saloga J. The role of interleukin 10 in the regulation of allergic immune responses. Int Arch Allergy Immunol  2001 Oct;126(2):97-101

3925.      Biller H, Bade B, Matthys H, Luttmann W, Virchow JC. Interferon-gamma secretion of peripheral blood CD8+ T lymphocytes in patients with bronchial asthma: in vitro stimulus determines cytokine production. Clin Exp Immunol  2001 Nov;126(2):199-205

3926.      Bisgaard H, Price MJ, Maden C, Olsen NA. Cost-effectiveness of fluticasone propionate administered via metered-dose inhaler plus babyhaler spacer in the treatment of asthma in preschool-aged children. Chest  2001 Dec;120(6):1835-42

3927.      Blanc PD, Trupin L, Earnest G, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Eisner MD. Alternative therapies among adults with a reported diagnosis of asthma or rhinosinusitis : data from a population-based survey. Chest  2001 Nov;120(5):1461-7

3928.      Botkin JR, Clayton E, Nelson R, Wilfond B, Munger MA. Salmeterol and inhaled corticosteroids in patients with persistent asthma. JAMA  2001 Dec 26;286(24):3075; discussion 3077-8

3929.      Bousquet J. Pro: Immunotherapy is clinically indicated in the management of allergic asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Dec 15;164(12):2139-40; discussion 2141-2

3930.      Brocklebank D, Wright J, Cates C. Systematic review of clinical effectiveness of pressurised metered dose inhalers versus other hand held inhaler devices for delivering corticosteroids in asthma. BMJ  2001 Oct 20;323(7318):896-900

3931.      Burdon J. Is it asthma? Aust Fam Physician  2001 Oct;30(10):988

3932.      Burgel PR, Lazarus SC, Tam DC, Ueki IF, Atabai K, Birch M, Nadel JA. Human eosinophils induce mucin production in airway epithelial cells via epidermal growth factor receptor activation. J Immunol  2001 Nov 15;167(10):5948-54

3933.      Busse WW. Anti-immunoglobulin E (omalizumab) therapy in allergic asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Oct 15;164(8 Pt 2):S12-7

3934.      Canning BJ. Role of nerves in asthmatic inflammation and potential influence of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Med  2001 Dec 3;111 Suppl 8A:13S-17S

3935.      Capowski EE, Esnault S, Bhattacharya S, Malter JS. Y box-binding factor promotes eosinophil survival by stabilizing granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor mRNA. J Immunol  2001 Nov 15;167(10):5970-6

3936.      Caughey GH. Chairman's summary. Mechanisms of airway remodeling. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 2):S26-7

3937.      Celik G, Bavbek S, Misirligil Z, Melli M. Release of cysteinyl leukotrienes with aspirin stimulation and the effect of prostaglandin E(2) on this release from peripheral blood leucocytes in aspirin-induced asthmatic patients. Clin Exp Allergy  2001 Oct;31(10):1615-22

3938.      Cetinkaya F. Sensitivity to local anaesthetics among asthmatic children. Int J Paediatr Dent  2001 Nov;11(6):405-8

3939.      Chalmers GW, MacLeod KJ, Thomson L, Little SA, McSharry C, Thomson NC. Smoking and airway inflammation in patients with mild asthma. Chest  2001 Dec;120(6):1917-22

3940.      Churg A. Recent advances in the diagnosis of Churg-Strauss syndrome. Mod Pathol 2001 Dec;14(12):1284-93

3941.      Corren J, Nelson H, Greos LS, Bensch G, Goldstein M, Wu J, Wang S, Newman K. Effective control of asthma with hydrofluoroalkane flunisolide delivered as an extrafine aerosol in asthma patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol  2001 Nov;87(5):405-11

3942.      Cuddy R, Li G. The role of alcohol in asthma: a review of clinical and experimental studies. Am J Emerg Med  2001 Oct;19(6):501-3

3943.      Dizier MH, Besse-Schmittler C, Guilloud-Bataille M, Selinger-Leneman H, Kauffmann F, Clerget-Darpoux F, Demenais F;  Epidemiological Study on the Ge netics and Environment of Asthma Group. Indication of linkage and genetic heterogeneity of asthma according to age at onset on chromosome 7q in 107 French EGEA families. Eur J Hum Genet  2001 Nov;9(11):867-72

3944.      Dykewicz MS. Asthma treatment with inhaled corticosteroids versus antileukotrienes: what exhaled nitric oxide studies do and do not tell us. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol  2001 Oct;87(4):257-60

3945.      El-Mezzein RE, Matsumoto T, Nomiyama H, Miike T. Increased secretion of IL-18 in vitro by peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with bronchial asthma and atopic dermatitis. Clin Exp Immunol  2001 Nov;126(2):193-8

3946.      Emelyanov A, Fedoseev G, Abulimity A, Rudinski K, Fedoulov A, Karabanov A, Barnes PJ. Elevated concentrations of exhaled hydrogen peroxide in asthmatic patients. Chest  2001 Oct;120(4):1136-9

3947.      Fahy JV. Remodeling of the airway epithelium in asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 2):S46-51

3948.      Fowler SJ, Lipworth BJ. Salmeterol and inhaled corticosteroids in patients with persistent asthma. JAMA  2001 Dec 26;286(24):3076-7; discussion 3077-8

3949.      Gaglani M, Riggs M, Kamenicky C, Glezen WP. A computerized reminder strategy is effective for annual influenza immunization of children with asthma or reactive airway disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J  2001 Dec;20(12):1155-60

3950.      Gehring U, Bolte G, Borte M, Bischof W, Fahlbusch B, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; LISA study group. Lifestyle-Related Factors on the Immune System and the Development of Allergies in Childhood. Exposure to endotoxin decreases the risk of atopic eczema in infancy: a cohort study. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):847-54

3951.      Grunberg K, Sharon RF, Sont JK, In 't Veen JC, Van Schadewijk WA, De Klerk EP, Dick CR, Van Krieken JH, Sterk PJ. Rhinovirus-induced airway inflammation in asthma: effect of treatment with inhaled corticosteroids before and during experimental infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 1):1816-22

3952.      Hakonarson H, Bjornsdottir US, Ostermann E, Arnason T, Adalsteinsdottir AE, Halapi E, Shkolny D, Kristjansson K, Gudnadottir SA, Frigge ML, Gislason D, Gislason T, Kong A, Gulcher J, Stefansson K. Allelic frequencies and patterns of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes for asthma and atopy in Iceland. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Dec 1;164(11):2036-44

3953.      Hogg JC. Role of latent viral infections in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 2):S71-5

3954.      Holberg CJ, Halonen M, Solomon S, Graves PE, Baldini M, Erickson RP, Martinez FD. Factor analysis of asthma and atopy traits shows 2 major components, one of which is linked to markers on chromosome 5q. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):772-80

3955.      Hui Y, Yang G, Galczenski H, Figueroa DJ, Austin CP, Copeland NG, Gilbert DJ, Jenkins NA, Funk CD. The murine cysteinyl leukotriene 2 (CysLT2) receptor. CDNA and genomic cloning, alternative splicing, and in vitro characterization. J Biol Chem  2001 Dec 14;276(50):47489-95

3956.      Hyland ME. A two-phase network theory of atopy and asthma causation: a possible solution to the impact of genes, hygiene and air quality. Clin Exp Allergy  2001 Oct;31(10):1485-92

3957.      Illi S, Mutius E V, Lau S, Bergmann R, Niggemann B, Sommerfeld C, Wahn U: Early childhood infections diseases and the development of asthma up to school age: aborth cohort study. Selections BMJ-South Asia En 2001, 17(3), 231-6.(015321). Aug 1,  2001.

3958.      Illi S, von Mutius E, Lau S, Nickel R, Niggemann B, Sommerfeld C, Wahn U;  Multicenter Allergy Study Group. The pattern of atopic sensitization is associated with the development of asthma in childhood. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2001 Nov;108(5):709-14

3959.      Jenmalm MC, Van Snick J, Cormont F, Salman B. Allergen-induced Th1 and Th2 cytokine secretion in relation to specific allergen sensitization and atopic symptoms in children. Clin Exp Allergy  2001 Oct;31(10):1528-35

3960.      Johnson K B, Blaisedell C J, Walker A, Eggleston P: Effectiveness of a clinical pathway for inpatient asthma management. Pediatrics 2001,13(2), 65-71.(018338) Sept 16, 2023

3961.      Kero J, Gissler M, Hemminki E, Isolauri E. Could TH1 and TH2 diseases coexist? Evaluation of asthma incidence in children with coeliac disease, type 1 diabetes, or rheumatoid arthritis: a register study. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2001 Nov;108(5):781-3

3962.      Kilpelainen M, Koskenvuo M, Helenius H, Terho E. Wood stove heating, asthma and allergies. Respir Med  2001 Nov;95(11):911-6

3963.      Knox AJ, Corbett L, Stocks J, Holland E, Zhu YM, Pang L. Human airway smooth muscle cells secrete vascular endothelial growth factor: up-regulation by bradykinin via a protein kinase C and prostanoid-dependent mechanism. FASEB J  2001 Nov;15(13):2480-8

3964.      Koh YY, Sun YH, Lim HS, Kim CK, Hong SJ. Effect of inhaled budesonide on bronchial hyperresponsiveness in adolescents with clinical remission of asthma. Chest  2001 Oct;120(4):1140-6

3965.      Kurokawa K, Tanaka H, Tanaka S, Abe S. Circadian characteristics of urinary leukotriene E(4) in healthy subjects and nocturnal asthmatic patients. Chest 2001 Dec;120(6):1822-8

3966.      Lee YC, Lee KH, Lee HB, Rhee YK. Serum levels of interleukins (IL)-4, IL-5, IL 13, and interferon-gamma in acute asthma. J Asthma  2001 Dec;38(8):665-71

3967.      Lemiere C, Walker C, O'Shaughnessy D, Efthimiadis A, Hargreave FE, Sears MR. Differential cell counts in sputum in respiratory epidemiology: a pilot study. Chest  2001 Oct;120(4):1107-13

3968.      Leynaert B, Neukirch C, Jarvis D, Chinn S, Burney P, Neukirch F;  European Community Respiratory Health Survey. Does living on a farm during childhood protect against asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopy in adulthood? Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 1):1829-34

3969.      Linden A. Role of interleukin-17 and the neutrophil in asthma. Int Arch Allergy Immunol  2001 Nov;126(3):179-84

3970.      Lotvall J, Palmqvist M, Arvidsson P, Maloney A, Ventresca GP, Ward J. The therapeutic ratio of R-albuterol is comparable with that of RS-albuterol in asthmatic patients. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):726-31

3971.      Mallol J, Aguirre V, Rhem R, Rodriguez J, Dolovich M. Therapeutic equivalence of three metered-dose inhalers containing salbutamol (Albuterol) in protecting against methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction in children with asthma. Pediatr Pulmonol  2001 Dec;32(6):447-52

3972.      Mauger EA, Mauger DT, Fish JE, Chinchilli VM, Israel E;  The Asthma Clinical Trials Network. Summarizing methacholine challenges in clinical research. Control Clin Trials  2001 Dec;22(6 Suppl):244S-51S

3973.      Mayo PR. Effect of passive smoking on theophylline clearance in children. Ther Drug Monit  2001 Oct;23(5):503-5

3974.      McCarty C, Morales M. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. A complicated case of asthma. JAAPA  2001 Oct;14(10):47-52

3975.      Miller FG, Shorr AF. Salmeterol and inhaled corticosteroids in patients with persistent asthma. JAMA  2001 Dec 26;286(24):3075-6; discussion 3077-8

3976.      Mitsuta K, Shimoda T, Fukushima C, Obase Y, Ayabe H, Matsuse H, Kohno S. Preoperative steroid therapy inhibits cytokine production in the lung parenchyma in asthmatic patients. Chest  2001 Oct;120(4):1175-83

3977.      Mullings RE, Wilson SJ, Puddicombe SM, Lordan JL, Bucchieri F, Djukanovic R, Howarth PH, Harper S, Holgate ST, Davies DE. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 6 (STAT-6) expression and function in asthmatic bronchial epithelium. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):832-8

3978.      Nagase H, Kudo K, Izumi S, Ohta K, Kobayashi N, Yamaguchi M, Matsushima K, Morita Y, Yamamoto K, Hirai K. Chemokine receptor expression profile of eosinophils at inflamed tissue sites: Decreased CCR3 and increased CXCR4 expression by lung eosinophils. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Oct;108(4):563-9

3979.      Noguchi E, Nukaga-Nishio Y, Jian Z, Yokouchi Y, Kamioka M, Yamakawa-Kobayashi K, Hamaguchi H, Matsui A, Shibasaki M, Arinami T. Haplotypes of the 5' region of the IL-4 gene and SNPs in the intergene sequence between the IL-4 and IL-13 genes are associated with atopic asthma. Hum Immunol  2001 Nov;62(11):1251-7

3980.      Nolles G, Hoekstra MO, Schouten JP, Gerritsen J, Kauffman HF. Prevalence of immunoglobulin E for fungi in atopic children. Clin Exp Allergy  2001 Oct;31(10):1564-70

3981.      Nolte H, Backer V, Porsbjerg C. Environmental factors as a cause for the increase in allergic disease. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol  2001 Dec;87(6 Suppl 3):7-11

3982.      Page S, Ammit AJ, Black JL, Armour CL. Human mast cell and airway smooth muscle cell interactions: implications for asthma. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2001 Dec;281(6):L1313-23

3983.      Peden DB. Air pollution in asthma: effect of pollutants on airway inflammation. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol  2001 Dec;87(6 Suppl 3):12-7

3984.      Powell N, Till S, Bungre J, Corrigan C. The immunomodulatory drugs cyclosporin A, mycophenolate mofetil, and sirolimus (rapamycin) inhibit allergen-induced proliferation and IL-5 production by PBMCs from atopic asthmatic patients. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Dec;108(6):915-7

3985.      Rakoski J, Wessner D. A short assessment of sublingual immunotherapy. Int Arch Allergy Immunol  2001 Nov;126(3):185-7

3986.    Reijonent T M, Kotaniemi-Syrjanen A, Korhonen K, Korppi M: Predictors for asthama three years after hospital admission for wheezing in infancy. Pediatrics 2001,13(2),76-82.(018386). Sept 16, 2023

3987.      Rhodes HL, Sporik R, Thomas P, Holgate ST, Cogswell JJ. Early life risk factors for adult asthma: a birth cohort study of subjects at risk. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):720-5

3988.      Scalfaro P, Sly PD, Sims C, Habre W. Salbutamol prevents the increase of respiratory resistance caused by tracheal intubation during sevoflurane anesthesia in asthmatic children. Anesth Analg  2001 Oct;93(4):898-902

3989.      Terada A, Fujisawa T, Togashi K, Miyazaki T, Katsumata H, Atsuta J, Iguchi K, Kamiya H, Togari H. Exhaled nitric oxide decreases during exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in children with asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 1):1879-84

3990.      van den Berge M, Kerstjens HA, Meijer RJ, de Reus DM, Koeter GH, Kauffman HF, Postma DS. Corticosteroid-induced improvement in the PC20 of adenosine monophosphate is more closely associated with reduction in airway inflammation than improvement in the PC20 of methacholine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Oct 1;164(7):1127-32

3991.      Vignola AM, Chiappara G, Siena L, Bruno A, Gagliardo R, Merendino AM, Polla BS, Arrigo AP, Bonsignore G, Bousquet J, Chanez P. Proliferation and activation of bronchial epithelial cells in corticosteroid-dependent asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):738-46

3992.      Visser MJ, Postma DS, Arends LR, de Vries TW, Duiverman EJ, Brand PL. One-year treatment with different dosing schedules of fluticasone propionate in childhood asthma. Effects on hyperresponsiveness, lung function, and height. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Dec 1;164(11):2073-7

3993.      von Mutius E. Is asthma really linked to atopy? Clin Exp Allergy  2001 Nov;31(11):1651-2

3994.      Woodruff PG, Khashayar R, Lazarus SC, Janson S, Avila P, Boushey HA, Segal M, Fahy JV. Relationship between airway inflammation, hyperresponsiveness, and obstruction in asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol  2001 Nov;108(5):753-8

3995.      Zhu Z, Lee CG, Zheng T, Chupp G, Wang J, Homer RJ, Noble PW, Hamid Q, Elias JA. Airway inflammation and remodeling in asthma. Lessons from interleukin 11 and interleukin 13 transgenic mice. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2001 Nov 15;164(10 Pt 2):S67-70