Multicenter randomized controlled trial of withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in cystic fibrosis

Balfour-Lynn, Ian M, Lees, Belinda, Hall, Pippa, Phillips, Gillian, Khan, Mohammed, Flather, Marcus, Elborn, J Stuart and , CF WISE (Withdrawal of Inhaled Steroids Evaluation) Investigators (2006) Multicenter randomized controlled trial of withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 173 (12). pp. 1356-62. ISSN 1073-449X

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Abstract

Lung inflammation and injury is critical in cystic fibrosis. An ideal antiinflammatory agent has not been identified but inhaled corticosteroids are widely used despite lack of evidence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: administration, inhalation,adolescent,adrenal cortex hormones,adult,age factors,androstadienes,anti-inflammatory agents,asthma,bronchodilator agents,child,cystic fibrosis,double-blind method,feasibility studies,female,follow-up studies,forced expiratory volume,humans,lung,male,middle aged,placebos,pseudomonas aeruginosa,safety,withholding treatment
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 16:14
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 11:04
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46280
DOI: 10.1164/rccm.200511-1808OC

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