Systemic elastin degradation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

John D Maclay, David A McAllister, Roberto Rabinovich, Imran Haq, Scott Maxwell, Stephen Hartland, Martin Connell, John T Murchison, Edwin J R van Beek, Robert D Gray, Nicholas L Mills, William Macnee

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Abstract

Development of emphysema and vascular stiffness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be due to a common mechanism of susceptibility to pulmonary and systemic elastin degradation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-612
Number of pages7
JournalThorax
Volume67
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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