Abnormal Vocal Cord Function in Difficult-to-Treat Asthma
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 04/05/2011
Low K et al. – Non–invasive computerised tomography (CT) larynx quantification of laryngeal movement was achieved employing CT larynx. Significant numbers of patients with difficult–to–treat asthma had excessive narrowing of the vocal cords. This new approach has identified frequent upper airway dysfunction in asthma with potential implications for disease control and treatment.