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Archive: Volume 13, 2018

Relationship between depression and lung function in the general population in Korea: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Park Y, Jung JY, Kim YS, Chung KS, Song JH, Kim SY, Kim EY, Kang YA, Park MS, Chang J, Leem AY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2207-2213

Published Date: 18 July 2018

The association between daily exacerbation symptoms and physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Crook S, Büsching G, Keusch S, Wieser S, Turk A, Frey M, Puhan MA, Frei A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2199-2206

Published Date: 18 July 2018

Altered community compositions of Proteobacteria in adults with bronchiectasis

Guan WJ, Yuan JJ, Li HM, Gao YH, Chen CL, Huang Y, Chen RC, Zhong NS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2173-2182

Published Date: 17 July 2018

Long-term safety of bilateral targeted lung denervation in patients with COPD

Valipour A, Asadi S, Pison C, Jondot M, Kessler R, Benneddif K, Deslee G, Verdier M, Slebos DJ, Mayse M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2163-2172

Published Date: 16 July 2018

T wave peak-to-end interval in COPD

Tural Onur S, Emet S, Sokucu SN, Onur I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2157-2162

Published Date: 13 July 2018

Tiotropium/olodaterol versus tiotropium in Japanese patients with COPD: results from the DYNAGITO study

Ichinose M, Nishimura M, Akimoto M, Kurotori Y, Zhao Y, de la Hoz A, Mishima M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2147-2156

Published Date: 13 July 2018

Over-expression of nuclear factor-κB family genes and inflammatory molecules is related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zhou L, Liu Y, Chen X, Wang S, Liu H, Zhang T, Zhang Y, Xu Q, Han X, Zhao Y, Song X, Ye L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2131-2138

Published Date: 12 July 2018

Feasibility and challenges of using multiple breath washout in COPD

Bell AS, Lawrence PJ, Singh D, Horsley A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2113-2119

Published Date: 10 July 2018

Overuse of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD: five questions for withdrawal in daily practice

Cataldo D, Derom E, Liistro G, Marchand E, Ninane V, Peché R, Slabbynck H, Vincken W, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2089-2099

Published Date: 5 July 2018

COPD transitions in health and self-management: service users’ experiences from everyday life

Halding AG, Aarsheim EI, Dolmen NM, Jensen AJ, Stavøstrand S, Grov EK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2075-2088

Published Date: 4 July 2018

Community pharmacists’ knowledge of COPD, and practices and perceptions of medication counseling of COPD patients

Heikkilä JM, Parkkamäki S, Salimäki J, Westermarck S, Pohjanoksa-Mäntylä M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2065-2074

Published Date: 3 July 2018

Relationship between airway obstruction and incidence of metabolic syndrome in Korea: a community-based cohort study

Kim CY, Park Y, Leem AY, Chung KS, Jung JY, Park MS, Kim CY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2057-2063

Published Date: 28 June 2018

The relationship between sleep disturbance and health status in patients with COPD

Ban WH, Joo H, Lim JU, Kang HH, Moon HS, Lee SH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2049-2055

Published Date: 28 June 2018

High prevalence of bronchiectasis in emphysema-predominant COPD patients

Dou S, Zheng C, Cui L, Xie M, Wang W, Tian H, Li K, Liu K, Tian X, Wang X, Zhang Q, Ai X, Che J, Liu Q, Li H, Xiao W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2041-2047

Published Date: 27 June 2018

The Efficiency Index (EFFi), based on volumetric capnography, may allow for simple diagnosis and grading of COPD

Jarenbäck L, Tufvesson E, Ankerst J, Bjermer L, Jonson B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2033-2039

Published Date: 27 June 2018

Clinical impact of nasal budesonide treatment on COPD patients with coexistent rhinitis

Calabrese C, Costigliola A, Maffei M, Simeon V, Perna F, Tremante E, Merola E, Leone CA, Bianco A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2025-2032

Published Date: 27 June 2018

Trends in intensive care unit admissions of COPD patients from 2003 to 2013 in Taiwan

Liao KM, Chen YC, Cheng KC, Wang JJ, Ho CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2007-2012

Published Date: 26 June 2018

Coronary lesions in patients with COPD (Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease stages I–III) and suspected or confirmed coronary arterial disease

Mota IL, Sousa ACS, Almeida MLD, Melo EV, Ferreira EJP, Barreto Neto J, Matos CJO, Telino CJCL, Souto MJS, Oliveira JLM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1999-2006

Published Date: 26 June 2018

Role of accelerated aging in limb muscle wasting of patients with COPD

Lakhdar R, McGuinness D, Drost EM, Shiels PG, Bastos R, MacNee W, Rabinovich RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1987-1998

Published Date: 25 June 2018

Significance of prolonged QTc in acute exacerbations of COPD requiring hospitalization

Van Oekelen O, Vermeersch K, Everaerts S, Vandenberk B, Willems R, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1937-1947

Published Date: 14 June 2018

Prediction models for the development of COPD: a systematic review

Matheson MC, Bowatte G, Perret JL, Lowe AJ, Senaratna CV, Hall GL, de Klerk N, Keogh LA, McDonald CF, Waidyatillake NT, Sly PD, Jarvis D, Abramson MJ, Lodge CJ, Dharmage SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1927-1935

Published Date: 14 June 2018

Can CAPTURE be used to identify undiagnosed patients with mild-to-moderate COPD likely to benefit from treatment?

Leidy NK, Martinez FJ, Malley KG, Mannino DM, Han MLK, Bacci ED, Brown RW, Houfek JF, Labaki WW, Make BJ, Meldrum CA, Quezada W, Rennard S, Thomashow B, Yawn BP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1901-1912

Published Date: 13 June 2018

Alternative definitions of chronic bronchitis and their correlation with CT parameters

Lim JU, Lee JH, Kim TH, Lee JS, Lee SD, Oh YM, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1893-1899

Published Date: 13 June 2018

Pharmacists' training to improve inhaler technique of patients with COPD in Vietnam

Nguyen TS, Nguyen TLH, Pham TTV, Hua S, Ngo QC, Li SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1863-1872

Published Date: 11 June 2018

Diversity of respiratory impedance based on quantitative computed tomography in patients with COPD

Wada Y, Kitaguchi Y, Yasuo M, Ueno F, Kawakami S, Fukushima K, Fujimoto K, Hanaoka M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1841-1849

Published Date: 5 June 2018

Factors associated with lung cancer in COPD patients

Sandelin M, Mindus S, Thuresson M, Lisspers K, Ställberg B, Johansson G, Larsson K, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1833-1839

Published Date: 6 June 2018

Increased urinary L-histidine in patients with asthma–COPD overlap: a pilot study

Oh JY, Lee YS, Min KH, Hur GY, Lee SY, Kang KH, Rhee CK, Park SJ, Khan A, Na JH, Park YH, Shim JJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1809-1818

Published Date: 5 June 2018

Serum levels of trace minerals and heavy metals in severe COPD patients with and without pulmonary hypertension

Asker S, Asker M, Yeltekin AC, Aslan M, Ozbay B, Demir H, Turan H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1803-1808

Published Date: 31 May 2018

Chronic cough as a novel phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Koo HK, Park SW, Park JW, Choi HS, Kim TH, Yoon HK, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Kim DK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1793-1801

Published Date: 30 May 2018

Functional respiratory imaging: heterogeneity of acute exacerbations of COPD

van Geffen WH, Hajian B, Vos W, De Backer J, Cahn A, Usmani OS, Van Holsbeke C, Pistolesi M, Kerstjens HAM, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1783-1792

Published Date: 30 May 2018

Disconnection of pulmonary and systemic arterial stiffness in COPD

Weir-McCall JR, Liu-Shiu-Cheong PSK, Struthers AD, Lipworth BJ, Houston JG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1755-1765

Published Date: 28 May 2018

Chronic obstructive lung disease “expert system”: validation of a predictive tool for assisting diagnosis

Braido F, Santus P, Corsico AG, Di Marco F, Melioli G, Scichilone N, Solidoro P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1747-1753

Published Date: 28 May 2018

Prevalence of COPD and respiratory symptoms associated with biomass smoke exposure in a suburban area

Ramírez-Venegas A, Velázquez-Uncal M, Pérez-Hernández R, Guzmán-Bouilloud NE, Falfán-Valencia R, Mayar-Maya ME, Aranda-Chávez A, Sansores RH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1727-1734

Published Date: 25 May 2018

Blood MCP-1 levels are increased in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with prevalent emphysema

Di Stefano A, Coccini T, Roda E, Signorini C, Balbi B, Brunetti G, Ceriana P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1691-1700

Published Date: 24 May 2018

Association between poor therapy adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and tiotropium and morbidity and mortality in patients with COPD

Koehorst-ter Huurne K, Groothuis-Oudshoorn CGM, vanderValk PDLPM, Movig KLL, van der Palen J, Brusse-Keizer M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1683-1690

Published Date: 24 May 2018

Is the 6-minute pegboard and ring test valid to evaluate upper limb function in hospitalized patients with acute exacerbation of COPD?

Felisberto RM, Barros CF, Nucci KCA, Albuquerque ALP, Paulin E, Brito CMM, Yamaguti WP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1663-1673

Published Date: 22 May 2018

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Early Morning Symptoms of COPD Instrument (EMSCI)

Hareendran A, Make BJ, Zaiser E, Garcia Gil E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1633-1645

Published Date: 18 May 2018

Case-finding for COPD in primary care: a qualitative study of patients’ perspectives

Enocson A, Jolly K, Jordan RE, Fitzmaurice DA, Greenfield SM, Adab P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1623-1632

Published Date: 17 May 2018

Distribution and characteristics of COPD phenotypes – results from the Polish sub-cohort of the POPE study

Kania A, Krenke R, Kuziemski K, Czajkowska-Malinowska M, Celejewska-Wójcik N, Kuźnar-Kamińska B, Farnik M, Bokiej J, Miszczuk M, Damps-Konstańska I, Grabicki M, Trzaska-Sobczak M, Sładek K, Batura-Gabryel H, Barczyk A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1613-1621

Published Date: 17 May 2018

Hemoglobin and mortality in patients with COPD: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Park SC, Kim YS, Kang YA, Park EC, Shin CS, Kim DW, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1599-1605

Published Date: 16 May 2018

The effects of home oxygen therapy on energy metabolism in patients with COPD

Kırıcı Berber N, Yetkin Ö, Kılıç T, Berber İ, Özgel M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1577-1582

Published Date: 15 May 2018

Reliability and validity of the test of incremental respiratory endurance measures of inspiratory muscle performance in COPD

Formiga MF, Roach KE, Vital I, Urdaneta G, Balestrini K, Calderon-Candelario RA, Campos MA, Cahalin LP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1569-1576

Published Date: 15 May 2018

Respiratory medication used in COPD patients from seven Latin American countries: the LASSYC study

Casas A, Montes de Oca M, Menezes AMB, Wehrmeister FC, Lopez Varela MV, Mendoza L, Ramírez L, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1545-1556

Published Date: 11 May 2018

Chinese version of the severe respiratory insufficiency questionnaire for patients with COPD receiving long-term oxygen therapy

Guan LL, Xu JW, Wu WL, Chen JH, Li XY, Guo BP, Yang YQ, Huo YT, Zhou LQ, Chen RC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1537-1543

Published Date: 11 May 2018

Gender-specific estimates of COPD prevalence: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ntritsos G, Franek J, Belbasis L, Christou MA, Markozannes G, Altman P, Fogel R, Sayre T, Ntzani EE, Evangelou E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1507-1514

Published Date: 10 May 2018

Severity of acidosis affects long-term survival in COPD patients with hypoxemia after intensive care unit discharge

Gungor S, Kargin F, Irmak I, Ciyiltepe F, Acartürk Tunçay E, Atagun Guney P, Aksoy E, Ocakli B, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1495-1506

Published Date: 9 May 2018

The effect of conjugated linoleic acid on oxidative stress and matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9 in patients with COPD

Matin S, Nemati A, Ghobadi H, Alipanah-Moghadam R, Rezagholizadeh L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1449-1454

Published Date: 3 May 2018

Validation of exhaled volatile organic compounds analysis using electronic nose as index of COPD severity

Finamore P, Pedone C, Scarlata S, Di Paolo A, Grasso S, Santonico M, Pennazza G, Antonelli Incalzi R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1441-1448

Published Date: 1 May 2018

Mortality in COPD patients according to clinical phenotypes

Golpe R, Suárez-Valor M, Martín-Robles I, Sanjuán-López P, Cano-Jiménez E, Castro-Añón O, Pérez de Llano LA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1433-1439

Published Date: 1 May 2018

Efficacy of tiotropium/olodaterol on lung volume, exercise capacity, and physical activity

Ichinose M, Minakata Y, Motegi T, Ueki J, Gon Y, Seki T, Anzai T, Nakamura S, Hirata K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1407-1419

Published Date: 1 May 2018

Validation of the French version of the London Chest Activity of Daily Living scale and the Dyspnea-12 questionnaire

Beaumont M, Couturaud F, Jego F, Pichon R, Le Ber C, Péran L, Rogé C, Renault D, Narayan S, Reychler G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1399-1405

Published Date: 30 April 2018

The influence of disease severity and lifestyle factors on the peak annual 25(OH)D value of COPD patients

Kentson M, Leanderson P, Jacobson P, Persson HL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1389-1398

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Adherence to COPD treatment in Turkey and Saudi Arabia: results of the ADCARE study

Kokturk N, Polatli M, Oguzulgen IK, Saleemi S, Al Ghobain M, Khan J, Doble A, Tariq L, Aziz F, El Hasnaoui A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1377-1388

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Symptomatic burden of COPD for patients receiving dual or triple therapy

Chen S, Small M, Lindner L, Xu X

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1365-1376

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Disease burden of COPD in China: a systematic review

Zhu B, Wang Y, Ming J, Chen W, Zhang L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1353-1364

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity and its association with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: impact on cardiac autonomic modulation and functional capacity

Zangrando KTL, Trimer R, Carvalho Jr LCS, Arêas GPT, Caruso FCR, Cabiddu R, Roscani MG, Rizzatti FPG, Borghi-Silva A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1343-1351

Published Date: 26 April 2018

Physical inactivity is associated with decreased growth differentiation factor 11 in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tanaka R, Sugiura H, Yamada M, Ichikawa T, Koarai A, Fujino N, Yanagisawa S, Onodera K, Numakura T, Sato K, Kyogoku Y, Sano H, Yamanaka S, Okazaki T, Tamada T, Miura M, Takahashi T, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1333-1342

Published Date: 24 April 2018

The impact of patient education and shared decision making on hospital readmissions for COPD

Collinsworth AW, Brown RM, James CS, Stanford RH, Alemayehu D, Priest EL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1325-1332

Published Date: 24 April 2018

Dietary resilience in patients with severe COPD at the start of a pulmonary rehabilitation program

ter Beek L, van der Vaart H, Wempe JB, Dzialendzik AO, Roodenburg JLN, van der Schans CP, Keller HH, Jager-Wittenaar H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1317-1324

Published Date: 23 April 2018

Misuse of inhalers among COPD patients in a community hospital in Taiwan

Liang CY, Chen YJ, Sheu SM, Tsai CF, Chen W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1309-1316

Published Date: 23 April 2018

Treatment of exacerbations as a predictor of subsequent outcomes in patients with COPD

Calverley PMA, Anzueto AR, Dusser D, Mueller A, Metzdorf N, Wise RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1297-1308

Published Date: 23 April 2018

Influence of deprivation on health care use, health care costs, and mortality in COPD

Collins PF, Stratton RJ, Kurukulaaratchy RJ, Elia M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1289-1296

Published Date: 19 April 2018

Differential anti-inflammatory effects of budesonide and a p38 MAPK inhibitor AZD7624 on COPD pulmonary cells

Higham A, Karur P, Jackson N, Cunoosamy DM, Jansson P, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1279-1288

Published Date: 19 April 2018

The impact of exposure to biomass smoke versus cigarette smoke on inflammatory markers and pulmonary function parameters in patients with chronic respiratory failure

Ocakli B, Acarturk E, Aksoy E, Gungor S, Ciyiltepe F, Oztas S, Ozmen I, Agca MC, Salturk C, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1261-1267

Published Date: 18 April 2018

Heterogeneity of asthma and COPD overlap

Kim MH, Rhee CK, Kim KJ, Kim SH, Lee JY, Kim YH, Yoo KH, Cho YJ, Jung KS, Lee JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1251-1260

Published Date: 17 April 2018

Indacaterol/glycopyrronium reduces the risk of clinically important deterioration after direct switch from baseline therapies in patients with moderate COPD: a post hoc analysis of the CRYSTAL study

Greulich T, Kostikas K, Gaga M, Aalamian-Mattheis M, Lossi NS, Patalano F, Nunez X, Pagano VA, Fogel R, Vogelmeier CF, Clemens A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1229-1237

Published Date: 16 April 2018

Bioinformatics-based identification of potential microRNA biomarkers in frequent and non-frequent exacerbators of COPD

Liu X, Qu J, Xue W, He L, Wang J, Xi X, Liu X, Yin Y, Qu Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1217-1228

Published Date: 16 April 2018

Prevalence of osteoarthritis in individuals with COPD: a systematic review

Wshah A, Guilcher SJT, Goldstein R, Brooks D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1207-1216

Published Date: 16 April 2018

The association of neuron-derived orphan receptor 1 with pulmonary vascular remodeling in COPD patients

Wang CG, Li C, Lei W, Jiang JH, Huang JA, Zeng DX

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1177-1186

Published Date: 13 April 2018

Chest pain in patients with COPD: the fascia’s subtle silence

Bordoni B, Marelli F, Morabito B, Castagna R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1157-1165

Published Date: 12 April 2018

Critical regulation of inflammation via class A scavenger receptor

Xie L, Li Q, Dong R, Zhao K, Feng Y, Bao Z, Zhou M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1145-1155

Published Date: 13 April 2018

Exacerbation heterogeneity in COPD: subgroup analyses from the FLAME study

Vogelmeier CF, Chapman KR, Miravitlles M, Roche N, Vestbo J, Thach C, Banerji D, Fogel R, Patalano F, Olsson P, Kostikas K, Wedzicha JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1125-1134

Published Date: 10 April 2018

Geographic variations of the prevalence and distribution of COPD phenotypes in Spain: “the ESPIRAL-ES study”

Alcázar-Navarrete B, Trigueros JA, Riesco JA, Campuzano A, Pérez J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1115-1124

Published Date: 10 April 2018

Description of nighttime cough epochs in patients with stable COPD GOLD II–IV

Fischer P, Gross V, Kroenig J, Weissflog A, Hildebrandt O, Sohrabi K, Koehler U

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1071-1078

Published Date: 3 April 2018

Respiratory parameters predict poor outcome in COPD patients, category GOLD 2017 B

Brat K, Plutinsky M, Hejduk K, Svoboda M, Popelkova P, Zatloukal J, Volakova E, Fecaninova M, Heribanova L, Koblizek V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1037-1052

Published Date: 26 March 2018

The development of AZD7624 for prevention of exacerbations in COPD: a randomized controlled trial

Patel NR, Cunoosamy DM, Fagerås M, Taib Z, Asimus S, Hegelund-Myrbäck T, Lundin S, Pardali K, Kurian N, Ersdal E, Kristensson C, Korsback K, Palmér R, Brown MN, Greenaway S, Siew L, Clarke GW, Rennard SI, Make BJ, Wise RA, Jansson P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1009-1019

Published Date: 27 March 2018

Long-term evolution of lung function in individuals with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency from the Spanish registry (REDAAT)

Esquinas C, Serreri S, Barrecheguren M, Rodríguez E, Nuñez A, Casas-Maldonado F, Blanco I, Pirina P, Lara B, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1001-1007

Published Date: 23 March 2018

Long-term oxygen therapy in COPD patients: population-based cohort study on mortality

Pavlov N, Haynes AG, Stucki A, Jüni P, Ott SR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:979-988

Published Date: 22 March 2018

Do patients and carers agree on symptom burden in advanced COPD?

Mi E, Mi E, Ewing G, White P, Mahadeva R, Gardener AC, Farquhar M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:969-977

Published Date: 22 March 2018

Cigarette smoke exposure promotes differentiation of CD4+T cells toward Th17 cells by CD40-CD40L costimulatory pathway in mice

Liang Y, Shen Y, Kuang L, Zhou G, Zhang L, Zhong X, Zhang J, Liu J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:959-968

Published Date: 21 March 2018

A high COPD assessment test score may predict anxiety in COPD

Harryanto H, Burrows S, Moodley Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:955-957

Published Date: 21 March 2018

Lack of association between airflow limitation and recurrence of venous thromboembolism among cancer patients with pulmonary embolism

Shin SH, Kang D, Cho J, Chang H, Kim MS, Lee SY, Lee H, Kim H, Kim DK, Kim EK, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:937-943

Published Date: 20 March 2018

A functional SNP upstream of the ADRB2 gene is associated with COPD

Li JX, Fu WP, Zhang J, Zhang XH, Sun C, Dai LM, Zhong L, Yu L, Zhang YP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:917-925

Published Date: 16 March 2018

Use of clinical characteristics to predict spirometric classification of obstructive lung disease

Pascoe SJ, Wu W, Collison KA, Nelsen LM, Wurst KE, Lee LA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:889-902

Published Date: 12 March 2018

Perspectives on narrative medicine

Saberi-Movahed AS, Waqar S, Salha A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:875-877

Published Date: 9 March 2018

Excess risk of major vascular diseases associated with airflow obstruction: a 9-year prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

Kurmi OP, Li L, Davis KJ, Wang J, Bennett DA, Chan KH, Yang L, Chen Y, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Wei L, Jin D, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:855-865

Published Date: 8 March 2018

Clinical impact of episodic nocturnal hypercapnia and its treatment with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in patients with stable advanced COPD

Kitajima T, Marumo S, Shima H, Shirata M, Kawashima S, Inoue D, Katayama Y, Itotani R, Sakuramoto M, Fukui M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:843-853

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Changes in ventilation–perfusion during and after an COPD exacerbation: an assessment using fluid dynamic modeling

Hajian B, De Backer J, Vos W, van Geffen WH, De Winter P, Usmani O, Cahn A, Kerstjens HAM, Pistolesi M, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:833-842

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Depressive status explains a significant amount of the variance in COPD assessment test (CAT) scores

Miravitlles M, Molina J, Quintano JA, Campuzano A, Pérez J, Roncero C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:823-831

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Use of a 4-week up-titration regimen of roflumilast in patients with severe COPD

Watz H, Bagul N, Rabe KF, Rennard S, Alagappan VKT, Román J, Facius A, Calverley PMA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:813-822

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Distinct pain profiles in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bentsen SB, Miaskowski C, Cooper BA, Christensen VL, Henriksen AH, Holm AM, Rustøen T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:801-811

Published Date: 6 March 2018

The effects of repeated Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 stimulation in COPD alveolar macrophages

Lea SR, Reynolds SL, Kaur M, Simpson KD, Hall SR, Hessel EM, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:771-780

Published Date: 2 March 2018

Relationship between the presence of bronchiectasis and acute exacerbation in Thai COPD patients

Kawamatawong T, Onnipa J, Suwatanapongched T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:761-769

Published Date: 2 March 2018

Home noninvasive ventilatory support for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: patient selection and perspectives

Storre JH, Callegari J, Magnet FS, Schwarz SB, Duiverman ML, Wijkstra PJ, Windisch W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:753-760

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Effect of the economic crisis on the use of health and home care services among Spanish COPD patients

de Miguel-Diez J, Lopez-de-Andres A, Hernandez-Barrera V, Jimenez-Trujillo I, Puente-Maestu L, Cerezo-Lajas A, Jimenez-Garcia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:725-739

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Reduced MBD2 expression enhances airway inflammation in bronchial epithelium in COPD

Zeng ZL, Li M, Chen JK, Li QH, Ning Q, Zhao JP, Xu YJ, Xie JG, Yu J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:703-715

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Factors associated with appropriate inhaler use in patients with COPD – lessons from the REAL survey

Price D, Keininger DL, Viswanad B, Gasser M, Walda S, Gutzwiller FS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:695-702

Published Date: 26 February 2018

Relationship of annual change in bone mineral density with extent of emphysematous lesions and pulmonary function in patients with COPD

Goto K, Ogawa E, Shimizu K, Makita H, Suzuki H, Kawata Y, Niki N, Nishimura M, Nakano Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:639-644

Published Date: 20 February 2018

TNF promoter polymorphisms are associated with genetic susceptibility in COPD secondary to tobacco smoking and biomass burning

Reséndiz-Hernández JM, Ambrocio-Ortiz E, Pérez-Rubio G, López-Flores LA, Abarca-Rojano E, Pavón-Romero GF, Flores-Trujillo F, Hernández-Zenteno RJ, Camarena A, Pérez-Rodríguez M, Salazar AM, Ramírez-Venegas A, Falfán-Valencia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:627-637

Published Date: 16 February 2018

Seasonal variations in exacerbations and deaths in patients with COPD during the TIOSPIR® trial

Wise RA, Calverley PMA, Carter K, Clerisme-Beaty E, Metzdorf N, Anzueto A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:605-616

Published Date: 14 February 2018

Mixed Th2 and non-Th2 inflammatory pattern in the asthma–COPD overlap: a network approach

Pérez de Llano L, Cosío BG, Iglesias A, de las Cuevas N, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Izquierdo JL, López-Campos JL, Calero C, Plaza V, Miravitlles M, Torrego A, Martinez‐Moragon E, Soriano JB, Lopez Viña A, Bobolea I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:591-601

Published Date: 12 February 2018

Burden of COPD in Nepal

Adhikari TB, Neupane D, Kallestrup P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:583-589

Published Date: 9 February 2018

Endoplasmic reticulum chaperone GRP78 mediates cigarette smoke-induced necroptosis and injury in bronchial epithelium

Wang Y, Zhou JS, Xu XC, Li ZY, Chen HP, Ying SM, Li W, Shen HH, Chen ZH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:571-581

Published Date: 9 February 2018

New bacterial growth in bronchial secretions after bronchoscopic valve implantation

Sarmand N, Gompelmann D, Kontogianni K, Polke M, Herth FJF, Eberhardt R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:565-570

Published Date: 8 February 2018

CT densitometry in emphysema: a systematic review of its clinical utility

Crossley D, Renton M, Khan M, Low EV, Turner AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:547-563

Published Date: 7 February 2018

Immune cell response to strenuous resistive breathing: comparison with whole body exercise and the effects of antioxidants

Asimakos A, Toumpanakis D, Karatza MH, Vasileiou S, Katsaounou P, Mastora Z, Vassilakopoulos T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:529-545

Published Date: 7 February 2018

Long-term health-related quality-of-life and symptom response profiles with arformoterol in COPD: results from a 52-week trial

Donohue JF, Bollu VK, Stull DE, Nelson LM, Williams VSL, Stensland MD, Hanania NA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:499-508

Published Date: 5 February 2018

Annexin A1 is elevated in patients with COPD and affects lung fibroblast function

Lai TW, Li YY, Mai ZJ, Wen XX, Lv YY, Xie ZQ, Lv QC, Chen M, Wu D, Wu B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:473-486

Published Date: 5 February 2018

The minimal important difference for target lobe volume reduction after endoscopic valve therapy

Gompelmann D, Kontogianni K, Schuhmann M, Eberhardt R, Heussel CP, Herth FJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:465-472

Published Date: 1 February 2018

Do not do in COPD: consensus statement on overuse

Villar-Álvarez F, Moreno-Zabaleta R, Mira-Solves JJ, Calvo-Corbella E, Díaz-Lobato S, González-Torralba F, Hernando-Sanz A, Núñez-Palomo S, Salgado-Aranda S, Simón-Rodríguez B, Vaquero-Lozano P, Navarro-Soler IM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:451-463

Published Date: 2 February 2018

Cadmium nanoparticles citrullinate cytokeratins within lung epithelial cells: cadmium as a potential cause of citrullination in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Hutchinson D, Müller J, McCarthy JE, Gun'ko YK, Verma NK, Bi X, Di Cristo L, Kickham L, Movia D, Prina-Mello A, Volkov Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:441-449

Published Date: 31 January 2018

The distribution of blood eosinophil levels in a Japanese COPD clinical trial database and in the rest of the world

Barnes N, Ishii T, Hizawa N, Midwinter D, James M, Hilton E, Jones PW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:433-440

Published Date: 2 February 2018

Alpha 1 antitrypsin to treat lung disease in alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency: recent developments and clinical implications

Chapman KR, Chorostowska-Wynimko J, Koczulla AR, Ferrarotti I, McElvaney NG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:419-432

Published Date: 31 January 2018

The YKL-40 protein is a potential biomarker for COPD: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Tong X, Wang D, Liu S, Ma Y, Li Z, Tian P, Fan H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:409-418

Published Date: 30 January 2018

Management of airway mucus hypersecretion in chronic airway inflammatory disease: Chinese expert consensus (English edition)

Shen Y, Huang S, Kang J, Lin J, Lai K, Sun Y, Xiao W, Yang L, Yao W, Cai S, Huang K, Wen F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:399-407

Published Date: 30 January 2018

Sex-specific cardiopulmonary exercise testing indices to estimate the severity of inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Chen TX, Pudasaini B, Guo J, Gong SG, Jiang R, Wang L, Zhao QH, Wu WH, Yuan P, Liu JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:385-397

Published Date: 26 January 2018

Symptom burden and self-management in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bringsvor HB, Skaug K, Langeland E, Oftedal BF, Assmus J, Gundersen D, Osborne RH, Bentsen SB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:365-373

Published Date: 24 January 2018

The clinical implication of serum cyclophilin A in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zhang M, Tang J, Yin J, Wang X, Feng X, Yang X, Shan H, Zhang Q, Zhang J, Li Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:357-363

Published Date: 19 January 2018

Impact of using the new GOLD classification on the distribution of COPD severity in clinical practice

Hernández M, García G, Falco J, García AR, Martín V, Ibarrola M, Quadrelli S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:351-356

Published Date: 17 January 2018

Low back pain and gastroesophageal reflux in patients with COPD: the disease in the breath

Bordoni B, Marelli F, Morabito B, Sacconi B, Caiazzo P, Castagna R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:325-334

Published Date: 17 January 2018

Risk of empyema in patients with COPD

Lu HY, Liao KM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:317-324

Published Date: 15 January 2018

The annual direct costs of stable COPD in Greece

Stafyla E, Geitona M, Kerenidi T, Economou A, Daniil Z, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:309-315

Published Date: 15 January 2018

Economic burden of COPD in a Swedish cohort: the ARCTIC study

Lisspers K, Larsson K, Johansson G, Janson C, Costa-Scharplatz M, Gruenberger JB, Uhde M, Jorgensen L, Gutzwiller FS, Ställberg B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:275-285

Published Date: 11 January 2018

Independent determinants of disease-related quality of life in COPD – scope for nonpharmacologic interventions?

Brien SB, Stuart B, Dickens AP, Kendrick T, Jordan RE, Adab P, Thomas M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:247-256

Published Date: 9 January 2018

Phenotyping COPD exacerbations using imaging and blood-based biomarkers

Alotaibi NM, Chen V, Hollander Z, Hague CJ, Murphy DT, Leipsic JA, DeMarco ML, FitzGerald JM, McManus BM, Ng RT, Sin DD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:217-229

Published Date: 8 January 2018

Relationship between exercise endurance and static hyperinflation in a post hoc analysis of two clinical trials in patients with COPD

Singh S, Maltais F, Tombs L, Fahy WA, Vahdati-Bolouri M, Locantore N, Riley JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:203-215

Published Date: 8 January 2018

Russian guidelines for the management of COPD: algorithm of pharmacologic treatment

Aisanov Z, Avdeev S, Arkhipov V, Belevskiy A, Chuchalin A, Leshchenko I, Ovcharenko S, Shmelev E, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:183-187

Published Date: 8 January 2018

Religious coping and religiosity in patients with COPD following pulmonary rehabilitation

da Silva GP, Nascimento FA, Macêdo TP, Morano MT, Mesquita R, Pereira ED

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:175-181

Published Date: 4 January 2018

2017 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease reclassifies half of COPD subjects to lower risk group

Högman M, Sulku J, Ställberg B, Janson C, Bröms K, Hedenström H, Lisspers K, Malinovschi A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:165-173

Published Date: 3 January 2018

Airway reactivity to mannitol is similarly increased in chronic cigarette and water pipe smokers

Scherr A, Schmidlin J, Albisser S, Tamm M, Stolz D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:157-163

Published Date: 3 January 2018

Impact of acute exacerbations on platelet reactivity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Muñoz-Esquerre M, Ferreiro JL, Huertas D, Marcano AL, López-Sánchez M, Roura G, Gómez-Hospital JA, Dorca J, Cequier A, Santos S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:141-148

Published Date: 28 December 2017

Understanding of COPD among final-year medical students

Mohigefer J, Calero-Acuña C, Marquez-Martin E, Ortega-Ruiz F, Lopez-Campos JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:131-139

Published Date: 28 December 2017

Risk factors predict frequent hospitalization in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD

Wei X, Ma ZQ, Yu N, Ren JT, Jin CW, Mi JY, Shi MJ, Tian LB, Gao YZ, Guo YM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:121-129

Published Date: 27 December 2017

Examining 30-day COPD readmissions through the emergency department

Rezaee ME, Ward CE, Nuanez B, Rezaee DA, Ditkoff J, Halalau A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:109-120

Published Date: 27 December 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise test and PaO2 in evaluation of pulmonary hypertension in COPD

Skjørten I, Hilde JM, Melsom MN, Hisdal J, Hansteen V, Steine K, Humerfelt S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:91-100

Published Date: 22 December 2017

Association between respiratory impedance measured by forced oscillation technique and exacerbations in patients with COPD

Yamagami H, Tanaka A, Kishino Y, Mikuni H, Kawahara T, Ohta S, Yamamoto M, Suzuki S, Ohnishi T, Sagara H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:79-89

Published Date: 22 December 2017

Geographical distribution of COPD prevalence in Europe, estimated by an inverse distance weighting interpolation technique

Blanco I, Diego I, Bueno P, Fernández E, Casas-Maldonado F, Esquinas C, Soriano JB, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:57-67

Published Date: 21 December 2017

Inhaled therapies in patients with moderate COPD in clinical practice: current thinking

Ariel A, Altraja A, Belevskiy A, Boros PW, Danila E, Fležar M, Koblizek V, Fridlender ZG, Kostov K, Krams A, Milenkovic B, Somfay A, Tkacova R, Tudoric N, Ulmeanu R, Valipour A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:45-56

Published Date: 21 December 2017

Survival following pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: the effect of program completion and change in incremental shuttle walking test distance

Houchen-Wolloff L, Williams JEA, Green RH, Woltmann G, Steiner MC, Sewell L, Morgan MD, Singh SJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:37-44

Published Date: 20 December 2017

Microbiological airway colonization in COPD patients with severe emphysema undergoing endoscopic lung volume reduction

Trudzinski FC, Seiler F, Wilkens H, Metz C, Kamp A, Bals R, Gärtner B, Lepper PM, Becker SL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:29-35

Published Date: 19 December 2017

Association of innate defense proteins BPIFA1 and BPIFB1 with disease severity in COPD

De Smet EG, Seys LJM, Verhamme FM, Vanaudenaerde BM, Brusselle GG, Bingle CD, Bracke KR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:11-27

Published Date: 19 December 2017

Anxiety and depression among dairy farmers: the impact of COPD

Guillien A, Laurent L, Soumagne T, Puyraveau M, Laplante JJ, Andujar P, Annesi-Maesano I, Roche N, Degano B, Dalphin JC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1-9

Published Date: 19 December 2017