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Friday 01 October 2004

Montelukast and airway remodeling in children with chronic persistent asthma: an open study.

By: Pifferi M, Caramella D, Ragazzo V, De Marco E, Pietrobelli A, Boner AL.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2004 Oct;15(5):472-3

We report a 4 yr follow up study of seven asthmatic children with chronic persistent asthma, high-residual volume and low-density areas at high-resolution computerized tomography after treatment with salmeterol and fluticasone. Improvement of lung function with disappearance of low-density areas in six patients after treatment with fluticasone and montelukast was obtained.

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