Perioperative corticosteroids for intermittent and mild persistent asthma

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Matsuse, Hiroto; Shimoda, Terufumi; Machida, Ikuko; Kondo, Yuki; Kawano, Tetsuya; Saeki, Sachiko; Tomari, Shinya; Mitsuta, Kazuko; Fukushima, Chizu; Obase, Yasushi; Kohno, Shigeru;
(2002)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Allergology International,volume 51,issue 3,pages185-190 (issn: 1323-8930)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1046/j.1440-1592.2002.00263.x
  • Subject: airway hyperresponsiveness | RC581-607 | perioperative bronchospasm | bronchial asthma | Immunology and Allergy | Immunologic diseases. Allergy | general anesthesia
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases

Objectives: Asthmatics are considered to be at high risk for pulmonary complications during general anesthesia with tracheal intubation. The purpose of the present study was to determine the usefulness of perioperative corticosteroids for mild asthmatics in preventing p... View more
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