MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.2, pp.73-81, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
Asthma, Airway inflammation, Remodelling, Rosuvastatin, Statin, NECROSIS-FACTOR-ALPHA, HMG-COA REDUCTASE, ALLERGIC-ASTHMA, IN-VITRO, STATINS, ATORVASTATIN, SIMVASTATIN, INHIBITORS, SPUTUM
Objectives: Statins are lipid lowering agents which have pleiotropic and anti-inflammatory effects. Beneficial effects of statins have been shown in many inflammatory and asthmatic diseases. However, the results are still not consistent. The aim of this study is to determine the clinical and anti-inflammatory effects of rosuvastatin in asthmatic patients.