Effects of short-term treatment with atorvastatin in smokers with asthma--a randomized controlled trial

Georgina Braganza, Rekha Chaudhuri, Charles McSharry, Christopher J Weir, Iona Donnelly, Lisa Jolly, Jane Lafferty, Suzanne M Lloyd, Mark Spears, Frances Mair, Neil C Thomson

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Abstract

The immune modulating properties of statins may benefit smokers with asthma. We tested the hypothesis that short-term treatment with atorvastatin improves lung function or indices of asthma control in smokers with asthma.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16
JournalBMC pulmonary medicine
Volume11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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