Removing nasal valve obstruction in peak nasal inspiratory flow measurement

Martyn L. Barnes, Brian J. Lipworth

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    Abstract

    Peak nasal inspiratory flow (PNIF) measurements are used to evaluate nasal obstruction and as a surrogate for disease activity in allergic rhinitis and other nasal complaints. This measurement can give erroneous results when forced inspiration leads to nasal valve collapse.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)59-60
    Number of pages2
    JournalAnnals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
    Volume99
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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