Changes in EOS after ICS treatment may predict response, research shows
By Emma Wilkinson
10 Mar 2020
Changes in blood eosinophil (EOS) count after starting treatment with inhaled corticosteroids can predict response in patients with COPD, a study which appears to turn accepted wisdom on its head has suggested. Reanalysis of data from the three-year, 700-patient ISOLDE trial, which compared fluticasone propionate 500μg twice daily with placebo, found that EOS levels one ...