Photo of the Day: Breath of Fresh Air...for Asthma Treatment

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 3:39pm
Elhuyar Fundazioa

Dr. Paula Corcuera is an assistant consultant in infant pneumology of the Pediatric Service of the Hospital Universitario Donostia in San Sebastian. (Credit: UPV/EHU)

In a piece of research run at the Paediatric Service of the Hospital Universitario Donostia, Dr Paula Corcuera-Elosegui, assistant consultant in Infant Pneumology, has studied the validity of the exhaled nitric oxide measurement as a complementary procedure in diagnosing and monitoring treatment for childhood asthma and overseeing the condition. She not only confirmed the usefulness of the test, she was able to develop a technique to apply it in breast-fed babies.

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