- Obesity is a risk for asthma and wheeze but not airway hyperresponsivenessL M Schachter
Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Thorax 56:4-8. 2001....
- Severe gastroesophageal reflux is associated with reduced carbon monoxide diffusing capacityLinda M Schachter
Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
Chest 123:1932-8. 2003..To assess whether severe gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is associated with abnormalities in lung function including measures of lung volume and gas diffusion...
- Asthma and atopy in overweight childrenL M Schachter
Woolcock Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Thorax 58:1031-5. 2003..Obesity may be associated with an increase in asthma and atopy in children. If so, the effect could be due to an effect of obesity on lung volume and thus airway hyperresponsiveness...