SESSION TITLE: Asthma I
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: To determine the change of airway inflammation and brochial responsiveness in patients with allergic rhinitis.
METHODS: Sixty non-asthmatic patients with allergic rhinitis and twenty healthy adults who participated our study between 1st Jan,2011 and 12nd Dec,2011 were recruited between July,2012 and May,2013. All patients underwent peripheral blood routine test, Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), nasal lavage, spirometry, methacholine bronchial provocation tests and induced sputum test. VAS scale was adopted to measure the severity of nasal symptoms. The newly onset respiraroty symptoms were carefully documented.