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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-05-11T17:56:24-0400
The KOrea COpd Subgroup Study team (KOCOSS) cohort is an ongoing, longitudinal, prospective, non-interventional and observational study within the Korean COPD patients. The prevalence of e...
The goals of the trial are: - To determine the prevalence of osteoporosis in subgroups of COPD patients. - To look for risk factors of osteoporosis in COPD patients. - To...
Cigarette smoking is the major cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the 4th cause of mortality in the US. Central to COPD pathogenesis is "ciliopathy", dysfunction of the...
COPD is an inflammatory disease characterized by enhanced chronic airway and lung inflammatory responses to noxious agents (e.g. smoke, pollutants) and progressive airflow limitation. In C...
The aim of this study is to examine the association of COPD maintenance inhalation medication (Inhaled Corticosteroid or ICS) adherence with COPD exacerbation healthcare resource utilizati...
COPD and obesity often coexist and there is a complex interaction between them. Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence of obesity in a secondary care COPD population. Furthermore, the presence of como...
As chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prevalence in women has outpaced that in men, COPD-related hospitalization and mortality are now higher in women. Presentation, evaluation, and treatmen...
There are several reports on underdiagnosis of COPD, while little is known about COPD overdiagnosis and overtreatment. We describe the overdiagnosis and the prevalence of spirometrically defined false...
Asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap (ACO) is a heterogenous condition with clinical features shared by both asthma and COPD.
Studies report that up to 80% of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may struggle with symptoms of depression. However, this major comorbidity in COPD is rarely managed effec...
A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.