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EXHALED NITRIC OXIDE IN PEDIATRIC ASTHMA – CERTITUDES AND PERSPECTIVES
Radu Diaconu, Ligia Stanescu and Loredana Selaru
The exhaled nitric oxide measurement is one of the methods used in bronchial infl ammation assessment. Relatively new, this measurement is non-invasive and more and more accessible, thus even the pediatric patients are able to benefi t. The authors are making a brief history followed by the technical details of the measurement and the practical use for the diagnosis and therapy monitoring in bronchial asthma.
Keywords: nitric oxide, asthma, child