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Relation Between Interleukin-17 Level in Sputum Induction with FEF25-75% in Asthma

Salva Badjarad, Daniel Maranatha Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Abstract Background: Asthma is a chronic obstructive airway disease markedly by inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness. Astma is one of causes of morbidity and mortality in Indonesia. Asthma has different manifestations of inflammatory patterns such as Th1, Th2 and […]

Comparison of Forced Expiratory Flow (FEF)25-75% Values of Smokers and Non Smokers

Anik Sukmawati, Muhammad Amin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya Abstract Background: Cigarette smoking causes small airway obstruction (SAO) and is the harbinger of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The reduction in FEF25-75% associated with chronic cigarette smoking can be explained by loss of lung elastic recoil pressure which reduces […]