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  • Biomarkers in the exhaled breath condensate of healthy adults: Mapping the path towards reference values 

    Koutsokera, A.; Loukides, S.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Kostikas, K. (2008)
    The need for non-invasive assessment of airway inflammation is imperative, since inflammatory airway diseases, such as asthma and COPD, are characterized by variation in their clinical presentation throughout their course. ...
  • Exhaled breath condensate in asthma: From bench to bedside 

    Loukides, S.; Kontogianni, K.; Hillas, G.; Horvath, I. (2011)
    The need for non-invasive assessment of airway inflammation is imperative, since inflammatory airway diseases, such as asthma and COPD, are characterized by variation in their clinical presentation throughout their course. ...
  • Secondhand smoke exposure induces acutely airway acidification and oxidative stress 

    Kostikas, K.; Minas, M.; Nikolaou, E.; Papaioannou, A. I.; Liakos, P.; Gougoura, S.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Dinas, P. C.; Metsios, G. S.; Jamurtas, A. Z.; Flouris, A. D.; Koutedakis, Y. (2013)
    Previous studies have shown that secondhand smoke induces lung function impairment and increases proinflammatory cytokines. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the acute effects of secondhand smoke on airway ...