Acute effects of short term use of e-cigarettes on airways physiology and respiratory symptoms in smokers with and without airways obstructive diseases and in healthy non smokers

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Anastasios Palamidas; Stamatoula Tsikrika; Paraskevi A. Katsaounou; Sofia Vakali; Sofia-Antiopi Gennimata; George kaltsakas; Christina Gratziou; Nikolaos Koulouris;
(2017)
  • Publisher: European Publishing
  • Journal: Tobacco Prevention and Cessation (issn: 2459-3087)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18332/tpc/67799
  • Subject: airway inflammation | airways resistance | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | e-cigarette | respiratory function | respiratory impedance
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | respiratory tract diseases

Introduction Although the use of e-cigarettes is increasing worldwide, their short and long-term effects remain undefined. We aimed to study the acute effect of short-term use of e-cigarettes containing nicotine on lung function and respiratory symptoms in smokers wi... View more
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