Tag: circadian variation

Circadian Variation of Bronchial Caliber and Antigen-induced Late Asthmatic Response: Patients and Methods

Both the late asthmatic response (LAR) and nocturnal bronchial obstruction are based on airway inflammation; however, definite airway inflammation following antigen inhalation does not necessarily cause LAR in anesthetized animals with acquired sensitization, and airway inflammation alone cannot explain the mechanism of LAR. In asthmatic patients who have LAR following bronchial provocation, a further increase […]

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