The chronic bronchitic phenotype of COPD: an analysis of the COPDGene Study

COPDGene Investigators, Victor Kim, Meilan K Han, Gwendolyn B Vance, Barry J Make, John D Newell, John E Hokanson, Craig P Hersh, Douglas Stinson, Edwin K Silverman, Gerard J Criner

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Abstract

Chronic bronchitis (CB) in patients with COPD is associated with an accelerated lung function decline and an increased risk of respiratory infections. Despite its clinical significance, the chronic bronchitic phenotype in COPD remains poorly defined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)626-33
Number of pages8
JournalChest
Volume140
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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