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New test discloses inflammation in asbestosis non-invasively

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At last it is possible to assess lung inflammation non-invasively in patients with asbestosis, say researchers, by looking for raised exhaled nitric oxide (NO) and inflammatory markers in exhaled breath condensate. In time this might become a diagnostic criterion, they speculate.

They found significantly raised concentrations of NO, corresponding to alveolar NO, in patients versus controls …

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