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Measurement of Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Carbon Monoxide

  • Sergei A. Kharitonov
Part of the Methods in Molecular Medicine book series (MIMM, volume 56)

Abstract

Nitric oxide (NO) can be detected in the exhaled air and the concentration of exhaled NO is increased in patients with airway inflammation such as asthma and bronchiectasis. This suggests that exhaled NO may provide a noninvasive means of monitoring inflammation in the respiratory tract.

Keywords

Nitric Oxide Allergic Rhinitis Soft Palate Total Lung Capacity Certified Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergei A. Kharitonov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic MedicineNational Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Science, Technology and MedicineLondonUK

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