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Ostructive lung disease - occupational exposures, smoking and airway inflammation

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Title: Ostructive lung disease - occupational exposures, smoking and airway inflammation
Authors: Murgia, Nicola
Issue Date: 6-Feb-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: Murgia N, Brisman J, Claesson A, Muzi G, Olin AC, Torén K. Validity of a questionnaire-based diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a general population-based study. BMC Pulm Med. 2014 Mar 21;14:49.

Murgia N, Schiöler L, Torén K, Olin AC. Exhaled nitric oxide at different flow rates is a predictor of new-onset wheeze and asthma in a general population. 2016 (submitted)

Torén K, Murgia N, Schiöler L, Bake B, Olin AC. Reference values of fractional excretion of exhaled nitric oxide among non-smokers and current smokers. 2016 (submitted).

Murgia N, Brisman J, Dahlman-Höglund A, Andersson E, Olin AC, Torén K. Occupational risk factors for airway obstruction in a population-based study in Northern Europe (in manuscript).
Date of Defence: 2017-02-24
Disputation: Fredag 24 februari 2017, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: airway obstruction
Abstract: Abstract Obstructive lung disease is a group of respiratory diseases characterized by airways obstruction. Among them the more frequent are asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Obstructive lung diseases are caused by a complex interaction between environmental exposure (e.g. smoking, occupational, allergens, air pollution) and genetic predisposition. Obstructive lung diseases are usually characterized by airway inflammation. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is one... more
ISBN: ISBN 978-91-629-0056-4 (PDF)
ISBN 978-91-629-0055-7 (PRINT)
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