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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Karrasch, Stefan; Linde, Klaus; Rücker, Gerta; Sommer, Harriet; Karsch-Völk, Marlies; Kleijnen, Jos; Jörres, Rudolf A; Schneider, Antonius 
Title:
Accuracy of FENO for diagnosing asthma: a systematic review. 
Abstract:
Measurement of FE might substitute bronchial provocation for diagnosing asthma. We aimed to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of FE measurement compared with established reference standard.Systematic review and diagnostic meta-analysis. Data sources were Medline, Embase and Scopus up to 29 November 2015. Sensitivity and specificity were estimated using a bivariate model. Additionally, summary receiver-operating characteristic curves were estimated.26 studies with 4518 participants (median 113)...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Thorax 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
72 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
109-116 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0040-6376 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung