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Coronary artery calcification is increased in patients with COPD and associated with increased morbidity and mortality

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Michelle C Williams
  • John T Murchison
  • Lisa D Edwards
  • Alvar Agustí
  • Per Bakke
  • Peter M A Calverley
  • Bartolome Celli
  • Harvey O Coxson
  • Courtney Crim
  • David A Lomas
  • Bruce E Miller
  • Steve Rennard
  • Edwin K Silverman
  • Ruth Tal-Singer
  • Jørgen Vestbo
  • Emiel Wouters
  • Julie C Yates
  • Edwin J R van Beek
  • David E Newby
  • William Macnee
  • for the Evaluation of COPD Longitudinally to Identify Predictive Surrogate Endpoints (ECLIPSE) investigators

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)718-723
Number of pages6
JournalThorax
Volume69
Issue number8
Early online date28 Jan 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2014

Abstract

Coronary artery calcification is pathognomonic of coronary artery disease (CAD). Whether CAD in patients with COPD is linked to lung function, functional capacity and/or clinically relevant outcomes is unknown. The objective was to assess the association between CAD and disease severity, functional capacity and outcomes in patients with COPD.

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