Blanching the airways: steroid effects in asthma

Knox, Alan J.; Deacon, Karl; Clifford, Rachel
April 2007
Thorax;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p283
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the effects of steroids on angiogenesis in asthma. He notes on several studies that vascular remodeling may occur relatively in the process of childhood asthma. He also emphasizes the close relation between vascular endothelial growth factor and matrix degradation reflects the establishment of vessels that require matrix turnover and those that require for tissue repair.


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