It’s estimated that approximately 1 in 9 Australians have asthma, and based on international estimates, of those people living with asthma around 3%-10% may have severe asthma.1-3
Asthma is recognised by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines as a heterogenous disease, usually characterised by chronic airway inflammation.4 Severe asthma is defined as:
Uncontrolled, persistent asthma is characterised by chronic inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR). This may lead to airway remodeling and reduced lung function in the small and large airways.
Type 2 inflammation
Type 2 inflammation is an read more