Predictive risk factors for relapse after cessation of inhaled corticosteroids in well-controlled childhood asthma.

akturk h., Karakoc-Aydiner E. , ÖZEN A. O. , Baris S. , akkoc T. , bahceciler n., ...More

Minerva pediatrica, vol.69, no.4, pp.274-280, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0026-4946.16.04244-4
  • Title of Journal : Minerva pediatrica
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-280


BACKGROUND: There is limited data for predicting the risk of exacerbations following the cessation of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in well controlled childhood asthma. In current study, clinical, functional and inflammatory parameters at the time of ICS withdrawal were investigated in that respect.