We report a 4 yr follow up study of seven asthmatic children with chronic persistent asthma, high-residual volume and low-density areas at high-resolution computerized tomography after treatment with salmeterol and fluticasone. Improvement of lung function with disappearance of low-density areas in six patients after treatment with fluticasone and montelukast was obtained.

Montelukast and airway remodeling in children with chronic persistent asthma: an open study.

Pietrobelli, Angelo;BONER, Attilio
2004

Abstract

We report a 4 yr follow up study of seven asthmatic children with chronic persistent asthma, high-residual volume and low-density areas at high-resolution computerized tomography after treatment with salmeterol and fluticasone. Improvement of lung function with disappearance of low-density areas in six patients after treatment with fluticasone and montelukast was obtained.
Chronic asthma; residual volume; high-resolution computerized tomography; eosinophil cationic protein; children
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