Of course respiratory mechanics are related to airway inflammation in asthma! The more difficult question is “Why?”


  • This editorial discusses the findings of the paper in this issue by T. Shirai et al. [5] pp. 521-526.


Dr. J. H. T. Bates, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 149 Beaumont Avenue, HSRF 228, Burlington, VT 05405-0075, USA.

E-mail: jason.h.bates@med.uvm.edu

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