- A role for phosphoinositol 3-kinase delta in the impairment of glucocorticoid responsiveness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseJohn A Marwick
Centro di Ricerca su Asma e BPCO, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:1146-53. 2010..This reduction in glucocorticoid sensitivity might be due to an oxidant-mediated increase in phosphoinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) delta signaling...
- Fixed airflow obstruction due to asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: 5-year follow-upMarco Contoli
Research Centre on Asthma and COPD, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:830-7. 2010..Both smokers and patients with asthma can experience fixed airflow obstruction, which is associated with distinctive patterns of airway pathology. The influence of fixed airflow obstruction on the prognosis of these patients is unknown...