Effect of nasal continuous positive airway pressure on methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction

Horng Chyuan Lin, Chun Hua Wang, Cheng Ta Yang, Tung Jung Huang, Chih Teng Yu, Wen Bin Shieh, Han Pin Kuo

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摘要

Bronchial hyper-responsiveness is a cardinal feature of asthma. To determine whether nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) influences airway smooth muscle in response to exogenous stimuli, we examined the effect of NCPAP on aerosolized methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction in 16 stable asthmatic patients. The dose-response curve for each subject was measured by a log transformation and linear regression analysis as well as a formula fitted to the data points to obtain values for a (slope) and b (position). The PD20FEV1 significantly increased in patients receiving 8 cmH2O of NCPAP by one doubling dose compared with that in patients using sham pressure. NCPAP shifted the dose-response curves to be flatter, deviated upwards and to the right. The coefficient a, indicating bronchial reactivity, was significantly lower in patients receiving NCPAP. The coefficient b, indicating the bronchial sensitive threshold, was higher after applying NCPAP. In contrast, coefficients a and b did not change in subjects with sham pressure. NCPAP also significantly enhanced the bronchodilator effect of inhaled salbutamol in response to methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction. In summary, we have shown that NCPAP therapy improves bronchial smooth reactivity with an increase in PD20FEV1 and a reduction in the bronchial reactivity and bronchial sensitivity. Therefore, NCPAP may provide an adjuvant therapy in patients with acute bronchial asthma.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)121-128
頁數8
期刊Respiratory Medicine
89
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 一月 1 1995
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Bronchoconstriction
Methacholine Chloride
Asthma
Pressure
Albuterol
Bronchodilator Agents
Smooth Muscle
Linear Models
Regression Analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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Effect of nasal continuous positive airway pressure on methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction. / Lin, Horng Chyuan; Wang, Chun Hua; Yang, Cheng Ta; Huang, Tung Jung; Yu, Chih Teng; Shieh, Wen Bin; Kuo, Han Pin.

於: Respiratory Medicine, 卷 89, 編號 2, 01.01.1995, p. 121-128.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Lin, Horng Chyuan ; Wang, Chun Hua ; Yang, Cheng Ta ; Huang, Tung Jung ; Yu, Chih Teng ; Shieh, Wen Bin ; Kuo, Han Pin. / Effect of nasal continuous positive airway pressure on methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction. 於: Respiratory Medicine. 1995 ; 卷 89, 編號 2. 頁 121-128.
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