[The usefulness of bronchial challenge tests in the diagnosis of occupational asthma].

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10146/618251
Title:
[The usefulness of bronchial challenge tests in the diagnosis of occupational asthma].
Authors:
Nowakowska-Świrta, Ewa; Wiszniewska, Marta; Walusiak-Skorupa, Jolanta
Other Titles:
Ocena nadreaktywności oskrzeli i jej zastosowanie w diagnostyce astmy związanej z pracą
Abstract:
Bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is the individual ability to respond with bronchoconstriction to a variety of specific and nonspecific stimuli which do not cause these symptoms among healthy subjects. Bronchial hyperresponsiveness is one of the hallmark features of asthma. The degree of bronchial hyperresponsiveness is variable among individuals with asthma and may correlate to its severity (the more severe asthma the higher bronchial hyperreactivity). Bronchial hyperresponsiveness is evaluated by performing bronchial provocation test (BPT). Provocation tests are classified - according to their mechanisms - into direct and indirect tests. Direct challenge tests are highly sensitive and they are used primarily to rule out asthma. In contrast, provocation tests with indirect stimuli are less sensitive but more specific to the direct tests; they are used generally to confirm the diagnosis of asthma and they allow for more accurate conclusions about inflammatory lesions in the case of a patient. Bronchial provocation tests play a significant role in occupational medicine. They are particularly relevant to be performed prior to employment, during periodic examinations, and to diagnose and monitor both occupational asthma and work-related asthma. This article presents selected bronchial provocation tests and their usefulness in the diagnosis of occupational asthma. Med Pr 2018;69(4):457-471.
Affiliation:
Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine
Citation:
Med Pr 2018, 69 (4):457-471
Journal:
Medycyna pracy
Issue Date:
20-Aug-2018
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10146/618251
DOI:
10.13075/mp.5893.00717
PubMed ID:
30010162
Additional Links:
http://medpr.imp.lodz.pl/Ocena-nadreaktywnosci-oskrzeli-i-jej-zastosowanie-w-diagnostyce-astmy-zwiazanej-z,85510,0,1.html
Type:
Article
Language:
pl
ISSN:
0465-5893
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dc.contributor.authorNowakowska-Świrta, Ewaen
dc.contributor.authorWiszniewska, Martaen
dc.contributor.authorWalusiak-Skorupa, Jolantaen
dc.date.accessioned2018-12-05T09:57:51Z-
dc.date.available2018-12-05T09:57:51Z-
dc.date.issued2018-08-20-
dc.identifier.citationMed Pr 2018, 69 (4):457-471en
dc.identifier.issn0465-5893-
dc.identifier.pmid30010162-
dc.identifier.doi10.13075/mp.5893.00717-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10146/618251-
dc.description.abstractBronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is the individual ability to respond with bronchoconstriction to a variety of specific and nonspecific stimuli which do not cause these symptoms among healthy subjects. Bronchial hyperresponsiveness is one of the hallmark features of asthma. The degree of bronchial hyperresponsiveness is variable among individuals with asthma and may correlate to its severity (the more severe asthma the higher bronchial hyperreactivity). Bronchial hyperresponsiveness is evaluated by performing bronchial provocation test (BPT). Provocation tests are classified - according to their mechanisms - into direct and indirect tests. Direct challenge tests are highly sensitive and they are used primarily to rule out asthma. In contrast, provocation tests with indirect stimuli are less sensitive but more specific to the direct tests; they are used generally to confirm the diagnosis of asthma and they allow for more accurate conclusions about inflammatory lesions in the case of a patient. Bronchial provocation tests play a significant role in occupational medicine. They are particularly relevant to be performed prior to employment, during periodic examinations, and to diagnose and monitor both occupational asthma and work-related asthma. This article presents selected bronchial provocation tests and their usefulness in the diagnosis of occupational asthma. Med Pr 2018;69(4):457-471.en
dc.languagepol-
dc.language.isoplen
dc.relation.urlhttp://medpr.imp.lodz.pl/Ocena-nadreaktywnosci-oskrzeli-i-jej-zastosowanie-w-diagnostyce-astmy-zwiazanej-z,85510,0,1.htmlen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Medycyna pracyen
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/*
dc.subjectairway inflammation markersen
dc.subjectasthmaen
dc.subjectbronchial challenge testen
dc.subjectbronchial hyperreactivityen
dc.subjectoccupational allergyen
dc.subjectoccupational medicineen
dc.title[The usefulness of bronchial challenge tests in the diagnosis of occupational asthma].pl
dc.title.alternativeOcena nadreaktywności oskrzeli i jej zastosowanie w diagnostyce astmy związanej z pracąen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentNofer Institute of Occupational Medicineen
dc.identifier.journalMedycyna pracyen
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