Abstract from Literature
SYNOPSIS: Understanding diffuse panbronchiolitis, an inflammatory COPD-like syndrome seen commonly in the Orient, may provide insight into mechanisms and treatment of COPD and cystic fibrosis, diseases that are common in Western countries.
SOURCES: Koyama H et al.: Bronchial responsiveness and acute bronchodilators response in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diffuse panbronchiolitis. Thorax 1994;49:540–4. Tamaoki J et al.: Effect of long term treatment with oxitropium bromide on airway secretion in chronic bronchitis and diffuse panbronchiolitis. Thorax 1994;49:545–8.
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