chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


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Related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: chronic bronchitis, asthma, COPD, emphysema
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a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis

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Prevalence and global initiative for chronic obstructive lung disease group distribution of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease detected by preoperative pulmonary function test.
An economic analysis of the costs associated with weight status in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Clinical Characteristics of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
He said that at first it was assumed that more men suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but now the average for the disease is almost the same in women.
The clinical and economic impact of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cohort of hospitalized patients.
On the list there was no concept of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease itself, however, the list contained 2 other diseases that COPD consists of, i.e., chronic bronchitis induced by toxic substances, irritant aerosols in the case of respiratory insufficiency (in point 4) and pulmonary emphysema in the case of pulmonary insufficiency among glassblowers and brass bands musicians (in point 5).
72% of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients are smokers, 83% of smokers (30 persons) still continue to smoke.
Cardiovascular complications are frequently observed in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and these complications help to identify a subset of patients with higher mortality.
Pulmonary and systemic oxidant/antioxidant imbalance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Proc Am Thorac Soc.
Background: Cardiovascular diseases are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the leading respiratory disease and the fourth cause of death worldwide [1].
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a broad term that covers progressive lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis.
Q My husband has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Could lung volume reduction surgery help him?
[USPRwire, Tue Feb 09 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)'s therapeutic pipeline.
An annual awareness campaign that focuses on respiratory conditions is, therefore, seeking to educate residents about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) this year.
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