Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its comorbidities

Roberto A. Rabinovich, William MacNee

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Abstract

Systemic consequences and associated comorbidities are highly prevalent in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and have a strong impact on morbidity and mortality. This review examines their prevalence and clinical features, and discusses the pathogenic mechanisms, prognosis and implications for therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-145
Number of pages9
JournalBritish journal of hospital medicine
Volume72
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011

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