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The Basophil Activation Test Is Safe and Useful for Confirming Drug-Induced Anaphylaxis

Kim SY, Kim JH, Jang YS, Choi JH, Park S, Hwang YI, Jang SH, Jung KS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):541-544.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.541
The basophil activation test (BAT) has been suggested as a complementary method for diagnosing drug allergies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical utility of this test...
A Multicenter Retrospective Case Study of Anaphylaxis Triggers by Age in Korean Children

Lee SY, Ahn K, Kim J, Jang GC, Min TK, Yang HJ, Pyun BY, Kwon JW, Sohn MH, Kim KW, Kim KE, Yu J, Hong SJ, Kwon JH, Kim SW, Song TW, Kim WK, Kim HY, Jeon YH, Lee YJ, Lee HR, Kim HY, Ahn Y, Yum HY, Suh DI, Kim HH, Kim JT, Kim JH, Park YM, Lee S, Korean Academy of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Diseases Food Allergy and Atopic Dermatitis Study Group

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):535-540.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.535
PURPOSE: Although anaphylaxis is recognized as an important, life-threatening condition, data are limited regarding its triggers in different age groups. We aimed to identify anaphylaxis triggers by age in Korean...
Burden of Respiratory Disease in Korea: An Observational Study on Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, COPD, and Rhinosinusitis

Yoo KH, Ahn HR, Park JK, Kim JW, Nam GH, Hong SK, Kim MJ, Ghoshal AG, Muttalif A, Lin HC, Thanaviratananich S, Bagga S, Faruqi R, Sajjan S, Baidya S, Wang DY, Cho SH

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):527-534.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.527
PURPOSE: The Asia-Pacific Burden of Respiratory Diseases (APBORD) study is a cross-sectional, observational one which has used a standard protocol to examine the disease and economic burden of allergic rhinitis...
Plasma Levels of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 in Children With Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Dilek F, Ozceker D, Ozkaya E, Tamay Z, Yazici M, Kesgin S, Kocyigit A, Guler N

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):522-526.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.522
PURPOSE: Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is a disease that is primarily seen in adults and is comparatively rare in children. Consequently, only a few studies have focused on the pathogenesis...
Emergency Department Visits for Asthma Exacerbation due to Weather Conditions and Air Pollution in Chuncheon, Korea: A Case-Crossover Analysis

Kwon JW, Han YJ, Oh MK, Lee CY, Kim JY, Kim EJ, Kim H, Kim WJ

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):512-521.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.512
PURPOSE: This retrospective study was conducted to estimate the effects of climate factors and air pollution on asthma exacerbations using a case-crossover analysis. METHODS: Patients who visited the emergency department (ED)...
Clinical Significance of Component Allergens in Fagales Pollen-Sensitized Peanut Allergy in Korea

Park KH, Son YW, Lee SC, Jeong K, Sim DW, Park HJ, Lee S, Lee JH, Park JW

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):505-511.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.505
PURPOSE: Clinical features of peanut allergy can range from localized to systemic reactions. Because peanut and birch pollen have cross-reactivity, peanut can lead to localized allergic reaction in Fagales pollen-sensitized...
Factors Affecting Recovery Time of Pulmonary Function in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Kim HJ, Lee J, Kim JH, Park SY, Kwon HS, Kim TB, Moon HB, Cho YS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):499-504.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.499
PURPOSE: Prolonged recovery time of pulmonary function after an asthma exacerbation is a significant burden on asthmatics, and management of these patients needs to be improved. The aim of this...
Using Periostin as a Biomarker in the Treatment of Asthma

Izuhara K, Ohta S, Ono J

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):491-498.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.491
Periostin acts both as an extracellular matrix protein belonging to the fasciclin family and as a matricellular protein functioning in cell activation by binding to its receptors on the cell...
Eicosanoid Mediators in the Airway Inflammation of Asthmatic Patients: What is New?

Sanak M

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):481-490.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.481
Lipid mediators contribute to inflammation providing both pro-inflammatory signals and terminating the inflammatory process by activation of macrophages. Among the most significant biologically lipid mediators, these are produced by free-radical...
Factors Predicting Recovery From Asthma Exacerbations

Jung CG, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2016 Nov;8(6):479-480.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2016.8.6.479
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