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Effect of Simvastatin Against Serum levels of MMP-9 and Values FEV1% in Stable COPD

Indah Juliana, Suradi, Ana Rima Setijadi Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Inflammation of COPD is persistent and progressive. Chronic inhalation of cigarette smoke causes the neutrophil infiltration into the airways, release cytokines, proinflammatory chemokines and proteases, especially MMP-9. Structural abnormalities lead to hyperinflation and […]

Association Between Vitamin D Level with Asthma Control Level, Lung Function, Interleukin-10 and Interleukin-17 in Persistent Bronchial Asthma Patients

Rina Lestari, Susanthy Djajalaksana, Harun Al Rasyid Abstract Background : Vitamin D deficiency is hypothesized to play a role in increasing incidence of asthma. Vitamin D has a role as an immunomodulator in asthma. Current research on vitamin D and asthma hasn’t been studied in adult asthma in Indonesia. The aim of this study was […]