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Daily Monitoring of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Asthmatic Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01113853
First Posted: April 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2010
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Collaborator:
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico
Information provided by:
Universita di Verona
April 28, 2010
April 30, 2010
May 3, 2010
January 2007
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Daily Monitoring of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Asthmatic Patients
Daily Monitoring of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Asthmatic Patients Stopping Anti-inflammatory Treatment

Previous studies have demonstrated that exhaled nitric oxide can be useful to monitor the efficacy of anti-inflammatory treatment as well as to predict a risk of asthma relapse in asthmatic patients.

The aim of the present study is to evaluate the time course of exhaled nitric oxide in mild asthmatic patients, stopping regular treatment with inhaled corticosteroids, if it is possible, in relationship with symptoms and lung function.

All patients were evaluated with pulmonary lung function, exhaled nitric oxide and peak expiratory flow (PEF) and fill in a personal diary for the first two weeks when patients are in treatment; the same evaluation will be made for other four weeks without treatment.
Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Probability Sample
children with asthma visited in the outpatients clinic at University of Verona were invited to participate to the study
Asthma
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January 2010
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • mild asthmatic treated with low dose inhaled steroids for whom it has to be considered stop of steroid treatment according to GINA guidelines

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 5 years
  • chronic respiratory diseases
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
5 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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Italy
 
 
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AOV 1360
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attilio L Boner, Università di Verona
Universita di Verona
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico
Principal Investigator: Giorgio L Piacentini, MD Universita di Verona
Universita di Verona
January 2007