Predictive risk factors for relapse after cessation of inhaled corticosteroids in well-controlled childhood asthma

Akturk H., Karakoc-Aydiner E., Ozen A., Baris S., Akkoc T., Bahceciler N. N., ...More

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.69, no.4, pp.274-280, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0026-4946.16.04244-4
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-280
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND: There is limited data for predicting the risk of exacerbations following the cessation of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in well controlled childhood asthma. In current study, clinical, functional and inflammatory parameters at the time of ICS withdrawal were investigated in that respect.