Recent Diagnosis Techniques in Pediatric Asthma

Objective measures of lung function are important in the diagnosis and management of asthma. Spirometry, the pulmonary function test most widely used in asthma, requires respiratory maneuvers that may be difficult for preschoolers. Impulse oscillometry (IOS) is a noninvasive method of measuring lung function during tidal breathing; hence, IOS is an ideal test for use in preschool asthma. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels correspond to eosinophilic inflammation and predict responsiveness to corticosteroids. Basic concepts of IOS, methodology, and interpretation, including available normative values, and recent findings regarding FeNO are reviewed in this article.
Source: Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research

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