Exhaled breath condensate is a new, non-invasive method for sampling secretions from the airways. New Perspectives in Monitoring of Lung Inflammation provides an introduction to the analysis of exhaled breath condensate for monitoring lung inflammation. The book presents current knowledge on the physicochemical properties of exhaled breath condensate and its formation in the airways and covers important aspects of the methodology. It details markers, or classes of markers, of airway inflammation in separate chapters and discusses the use of the technique in adults and children. The volume concludes with a look at the implications for drug development and future research.