W Xuan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for onset and remission of atopy, wheeze, and airway hyperresponsiveness
    W Xuan
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, P O Box M77, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Thorax 57:104-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictive markers of asthma exacerbation during stepwise dose reduction of inhaled corticosteroids
    J D Leuppi
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:406-12. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of Alternaria exposure in children
    S H Downs
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine and School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:455-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of persistent allergic rhinitis during a full calendar year in house dust mite-sensitive subjects
    S R Downie
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    Allergy 59:406-14. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung function growth and its relation to airway hyperresponsiveness and recent wheeze. Results from a longitudinal population study
    W Xuan
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1820-4. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Early predictors for developing allergic disease and asthma: examining separate steps in the 'allergic march'
    C Almqvist
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Camperdown, NSW, Australia University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1296-302. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis on the association between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and the prevalence of lower respiratory tract infection in early childhood
    J S Li
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 27:5-13. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of parental smoking on presence of wheez or airway hyper-responsiveness in New South Wales school children
    E G Belousova
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Sydney, NSW
    Aust N Z J Med 29:794-800. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood factors that predict asthma in young adulthood
    B G Toelle
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur Respir J 23:66-70. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between nasal and bronchial symptoms in subjects with persistent allergic rhinitis
    S R Downie
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    Allergy 59:320-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Risk factors for onset and remission of atopy, wheeze, and airway hyperresponsiveness
    W Xuan
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, P O Box M77, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Thorax 57:104-9. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Predictive markers of asthma exacerbation during stepwise dose reduction of inhaled corticosteroids
    J D Leuppi
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:406-12. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that documentation of patient's AHR or sputum eosinophils may be useful in guiding the reduction of ICS doses...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of Alternaria exposure in children
    S H Downs
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine and School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:455-9. 2001
    ..26 (95% CI, 1.14 to 1.39) after an increase in mean exposure of 100 spore/m(3)/d over 1 mo. These results suggest that Alternaria allergens contribute to severe asthma in regions where exposure to the fungus is high...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of persistent allergic rhinitis during a full calendar year in house dust mite-sensitive subjects
    S R Downie
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    Allergy 59:406-14. 2004
    ..Little is known about the natural course of persistent rhinitis symptoms over a prolonged period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung function growth and its relation to airway hyperresponsiveness and recent wheeze. Results from a longitudinal population study
    W Xuan
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1820-4. 2000
    ..We conclude that lung function continues to grow after the cessation of height growth and that growth in FEV(1) is reduced in subjects with AHR and/or recent wheeze...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early predictors for developing allergic disease and asthma: examining separate steps in the 'allergic march'
    C Almqvist
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Camperdown, NSW, Australia University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1296-302. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify these predictors, and to examine separately the effect of early sensitization on subsequent wheeze, asthma, rhinitis and eczema...
  7. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis on the association between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and the prevalence of lower respiratory tract infection in early childhood
    J S Li
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 27:5-13. 1999
    ..New public health campaigns are urgently needed to discourage smoking in the presence of young children...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of parental smoking on presence of wheez or airway hyper-responsiveness in New South Wales school children
    E G Belousova
    Institute of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Sydney, NSW
    Aust N Z J Med 29:794-800. 1999
    ..To assess accurately the effect of parental smoking on the respiratory health of New South Wales (NSW) school children, we obtained a large data set by pooling data from seven cross-sectional studies conducted in NSW between 1991 and 1993...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood factors that predict asthma in young adulthood
    B G Toelle
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur Respir J 23:66-70. 2004
    ..Cumulative likelihood ratios are more valuable than odds ratios for quantifying risk in individuals and for identifying people with most to gain from preventive interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between nasal and bronchial symptoms in subjects with persistent allergic rhinitis
    S R Downie
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    Allergy 59:320-6. 2004
    ..The association between nasal and bronchial symptoms, and the course of bronchial responsiveness and airway inflammation in house dust mite sensitive persistent rhinitis over a prolonged time period has not been thoroughly explored...
  11. ncbi request reprint The reduction of rhinitis symptoms by nasal filters during natural exposure to ragweed and grass pollen
    T J O'Meara
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Allergy 60:529-32. 2005
    ..Prototype nasal filters were developed to collect inhaled pollen. This study evaluated the efficacy of the filters for prevention of rhinitis symptoms during acute outdoor pollen exposure...