Home 9 Scientific Committees 9 Committee on EXERCISE INDUCED LARYNGEAL OBSTRUCTION (EILO)



J. H. Heimdal, Norway



  • G. Cantarella, Italy
  • R. T. Maat, The Netherlands
  • L. Nordang, Sweden
  • M. Remacle, Belgium
  • C. Slot Mehlum, Denmark
  • J. Murphy, UK



  1. From ELS EILO Committee members

Exercise inducible laryngeal obstruction: diagnostics and management
Røksund OD, Heimdal JH, Clemm H, Vollsæter M, Halvorsen T.
Paediatr Respir Rev. 2017. Jan;21:86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2016.07.003. Epub 2016 Jul 18. Review. PubMed
PMID: 27492717.

Congenital laryngomalacia is related to exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in adolescence.
Hilland M, Røksund OD, Sandvik L, Haaland Ø, Aarstad HJ, Halvorsen T, Heimdal JH.
Arch Dis Child. 2016 May;101(5):443-8. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-308450. Epub 2016 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 26906070; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4853585

The Heterogeneity of Exercise Induced Laryngeal Obstruction.
Clemm HSH, Sandnes A, Vollsæter M, Hilland M, Heimdal JH, Røksund OD, Halvorsen T.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb 1. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201708-1646IM. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29390192.

Comparison between two assessment methods for exercise-induced laryngeal obstructions.
Norlander K, Christensen PM, Maat RC, Halvorsen T, Heimdal JH, Morén S, Rasmussen N, Nordang L.
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Feb;273(2):425-30. doi: 10.1007/s00405-015-3758-7. Epub 2015 Sep 8.

Prevalence of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction and exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in a general adolescent population
Johansson H, Norlander K, Berglund L, Janson C, Malinovschi A, Nordvall L, Nordang L, Emtner M.
Thorax. 2015 Jan;70(1):57-63

Surgical treatment is effective in severe cases of exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction: A follow-up study
Norlander K, Johansson H, Jansson C, Nordvall L, Nordang L
Acta Otolaryngol. 2015;135(11):1152-9

Supraglottoplasty as treatment of exercise induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO)
Mehlum CS, Walsted ES, Godballe C, Backer V
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2015

Larynx during exercise: the unexplored bottleneck of the airways
Røksund OD, Heimdal JH, Olofsson J, Maat RC, Halvorsen T
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014

Laryngeal movements during inspiratory muscle training in healthy subjects.
Sandnes A, Andersen T, Hilland M, Ellingsen TA, Halvorsen T, Heimdal JH, Røksund OD.
J Voice. 2013 Jul;27(4):448-53.

Eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation in diagnosing exercise-induced laryngeal obstructions.
Christensen PM, Rasmussen N.
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013. 270(12):3107-13.

2. From the ERS /ELS/ ACCP Task Force members:

Inducible laryngeal obstruction: an official joint European Respiratory Society and European Laryngological Society statement.
Halvorsen T, Walsted ES, Bucca C, Bush A, Cantarella G, Friedrich G, Herth FJF, Hull JH, Jung H, Maat R, Nordang L, Remacle M, Rasmussen N, Wilson JA, Heimdal JH.
Eur Respir J. 2017 Sep 9;50(3). pii: 1602221. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02221-2016. Print 2017 Sep.PubMed PMID: 28889105.

ERS/ELS/ACCP 2013 international consensus conference nomenclature on inducible laryngeal obstructions.
Christensen PM, Heimdal JH, Christopher KL, Bucca C, Cantarella G, Friedrich G, Halvorsen T, Herth F, Jung H, Morris MJ, Remacle M, Rasmussen N, Wilson JA.
Eur Respir Rev. 2015

Inducible laryngeal obstruction during exercise: moving beyond vocal cords with new insights.
Olin JT, Clary MS, Deardorff EH, Johnston K, Morris MJ, Sokoya M, Staudenmayer H, Christopher KL.
Phys Sportsmed. 2015 Feb;43(1):13-21.2015.

Can flow-volume loops be used to diagnose exercise induced laryngeal obstructions? A comparison study examining the accuracy and inter-rater agreement of flow volume loops as a diagnostic tool.
Christensen PM, Maltbæk N, Jørgensen IM, Nielsen KG.
Prim Care Respir J. 2013 (3):306-11.