Affiliation: University of Palermo
- Ageing and COPD affect different domains of nutritional status: the ECCE studyS Battaglia
Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Sezione di Pneumologia, University of Palermo, C o Ospedale V Cervello, Via Trabucco 180, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Eur Respir J 37:1340-5. 2011..The MNA questionnaire allows a valuable insight into the complexity of components of nutritional status and may provide useful clues for treatment strategies...
- Effects of extra-fine inhaled beclomethasone/formoterol on both large and small airways in asthmaN Scichilone
Department of Medicine, Pneumology, Physiology and Human Nutrition DIMPEFINU, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Allergy 65:897-902. 2010..Aim: To evaluate whether treatment with an extra-fine inhaled combination provides additional effects vs a nonextra-fine combination on airway function...
- Airway hyperresponsiveness in the elderly: prevalence and clinical implicationsN Scichilone
Institute of Respiratory Diseases, University of Palermo, Via Trabucco 180, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Eur Respir J 25:364-75. 2005..Assessment of airway hyperresponsiveness in the aged should be considered as an additional tool in the diagnostic work-up in the subset of elderly subjects with long-term smoking exposure and/or documented atopy...
- The role of small airways in monitoring the response to asthma treatment: what is beyond FEV1?N Scichilone
Dipartimento di Medicina, Umana DIMPEFINU, Sezione di Pneumologia e Medicina, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Allergy 64:1563-9. 2009..In this study, extrafine formulations deliver inhaled drugs throughout the bronchial tree (both large and small airways) and are effective on parameters that directly or indirectly measure air trapping/airway closure...