Effectiveness of early budesonide intervention in Caucasian versus Asian patients with asthma: 3-year results of the START study Academic Article uri icon

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  • OBJECTIVE AND BACKGROUND: Few studies have assessed the effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroid therapy exclusively in Asian patients with asthma. The present analysis compared the efficacy of early intervention with inhaled budesonide in Caucasian and Asian patients over the first 3 years of the inhaled Steroid Treatment As Regular Therapy in early asthma study. METHODS: Patients aged 5-66 years with mild persistent asthma of


  • TAN, Wan C
  • LAMM, Carl J
  • CHEN, Yu-Zhi
  • O'Byrne, Paul
  • PEDERSEN, Søren
  • BUSSE, William W
  • OHLSSON, Stefan V
  • ULLMAN, Anders
  • ANDERSSON, Bertil
  • PAUWELS, Romain A

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  • November 2006

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