Current controversies and future perspectives in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jorgen Vestbo, Alvar Agustí, Jørgen Vestbo

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    Abstract

    Over the past decade there has been much research and interest in COPD. As a result, the understanding and management of the disease has improved significantly. Yet, there aremanyuncertainties and controversies that require further work. This review discusses these controversies and anticipates some of the changes that may occur in the near future in the field of COPD.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)507-513
    Number of pages6
    JournalAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
    Volume184
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2011

    Keywords

    • Diagnosis
    • Epidemiology
    • Inflammation
    • Spirometry
    • Systems biology

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