Mechanisms of Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness in Occupational Asthma due to Isocyanates

Published on Jan 1, 1990
路 DOI :10.1159/000417650
D Talini13
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Barbara Vagaggini29
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Several studies on the prognosis of occupational asthma have shown that a significant proportion of patients continue to experience asthmatic symptoms and nonspecific bronchial hyperresponsiveness after cessation of work. The determinants of this unfavourable prognosis of asthma are: long duration of exposure before the onset of asthma; long duration of symptoms before diagnosis; baseline airway obstruction; dual response after specific challenge test; and the persistence of markers of airway in...
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