• Publication Date: 06/01/2014
  • Author(s):
    Usmani, Omar S.
  • Organization(s):
    National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital
  • Article Type: Technical Articles
  • Subjects: Device Design, Industry Issues and Trends, Product Development/Formulation
Inflammation of the small airways, in both asthma and COPD, make them an important therapeutic target

This review relates the anatomy and pathology of the small airways to their physiological and radiological assessment, and finally highlights the technological advances in inhaled drug delivery that have allowed us to deliver aerosolized medicines that can target and treat the small airway region of the lungs.

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