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Archive: Volume 10, 2015

Endoscopic bronchial valve treatment: patient selection and special considerations [Corrigendum]

Eberhardt R, Gompelmann D, Herth FJF, Schuhmann M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2675-2676

Published Date: 18 December 2015

Adherence to GOLD guideline treatment recommendations among pulmonologists in Turkey

Sen E, Guclu SZ, Kibar I, Ocal U, Yilmaz V, Celik O, Cimen F, Topcu F, Orhun M, Tereci H, Konya A, Ar I, Saryal S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2657-2663

Published Date: 10 December 2015

Increased hypoxemia in patients with COPD and pulmonary hypertension undergoing bronchoscopy with biopsy

Neuman Y, Koslow M, Matveychuk A, Bar-Sef A, Guber A, Shitrit D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2627-2632

Published Date: 7 December 2015

The Short Physical Performance Battery is a discriminative tool for identifying patients with COPD at risk of disability

Bernabeu-Mora R, Medina-Mirapeix F, Llamazares-Herrán E, García-Guillamón G, Giménez-Giménez LM, Sánchez-Nieto JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2619-2626

Published Date: 3 December 2015

COPD exacerbation frequency and its association with health care resource utilization and costs

Dhamane AD, Moretz C, Zhou Y, Burslem K, Saverno K, Jain G, Renda A, Kaila S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2609-2618

Published Date: 3 December 2015

Switching treatments in COPD: implications for costs and treatment adherence

Braido F, Lavorini F, Blasi F, Baiardini I, Canonica GW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2601-2608

Published Date: 3 December 2015

The analyses of risk factors for COPD in the Li ethnic group in Hainan, People’s Republic of China

Ding YP, Xu JX, Yao JJ, Chen Y, He P, Ouyang YH, Niu H, Tian ZJ, Sun P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2593-2600

Published Date: 30 November 2015

Bacterial flora in the sputum and comorbidity in patients with acute exacerbations of COPD

Boixeda R, Almagro P, Díez-Manglano J, Cabrera FJ, Recio J, Martin-Garrido I, Soriano JB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2581-2591

Published Date: 1 December 2015

The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease assessment test improves the predictive value of previous exacerbations for poor outcomes in COPD

Miravitlles M, García-Sidro P, Fernández-Nistal A, Buendía MJ, Espinosa de los Monteros MJ, Esquinas C, Molina J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2571-2579

Published Date: 30 November 2015

Comparison of exercise capacity in COPD and other etiologies of chronic respiratory failure requiring non-invasive mechanical ventilation at home: retrospective analysis of 1-year follow-up

Salturk C, Karakurt Z, Takir HB, Balci M, Kargin F, Mocin OY, Gungor G, Ozmen I, Oztas S, Yalcinsoy M, Evin R, Ozturk M, Adiguzel N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2559-2569

Published Date: 26 November 2015

Effects of 12 weeks of aerobic training on autonomic modulation, mucociliary clearance, and aerobic parameters in patients with COPD

Leite MR, Ramos EMC, Kalva-Filho CA, Freire APCF, Silva BSA, Nicolino J, Toledo-Arruda AC, Papoti M, Vanderlei LCM, Ramos D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2549-2557

Published Date: 23 November 2015

Computed tomography measurement of pulmonary artery for diagnosis of COPD and its comorbidity pulmonary hypertension

Chen X, Liu K, Wang Z, Zhu Y, Zhao Y, Kong H, Xie W, Wang H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2525-2533

Published Date: 18 November 2015

Categorization of COPD patients in Turkey via GOLD 2013 strategy document: ALPHABET study

Gunen H, Yilmaz M, Aktas O, Ergun P, Ortakoylu MG, Demir A, Cetinkaya P, Gurgun A, Otlu M, Cilli A, Yilmaz U, Kokturk N, Candemir I, Yakar HI, Ar I, Konya A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2485-2494

Published Date: 13 November 2015

The utility of inflammatory markers to predict readmissions and mortality in COPD cases with or without eosinophilia

Duman D, Aksoy E, Agca MC, Kocak ND, Ozmen I, Akturk UA, Gungor S, Tepetam FM, Eroglu SA, Oztas S, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2469-2478

Published Date: 11 November 2015

COPD in Taiwan: a National Epidemiology Survey

Cheng SL, Chan MC, Wang CC, Lin CH, Wang HC, Hsu JY, Hang LW, Chang CJ, Perng DW, Yu CJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2459-2467

Published Date: 11 November 2015

COPD: it is time to change!

Tantucci C, Pini L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2451-2457

Published Date: 11 November 2015

Predicting frequent COPD exacerbations using primary care data

Kerkhof M, Freeman D, Jones R, Chisholm A, Price DB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2439-2450

Published Date: 9 November 2015

Development of an integral assessment approach of health status in patients with obstructive airway diseases: the CORONA study

van den Akker EF, van ‘t Hul AJ, Chavannes NH, Braunstahl GJ, van Bruggen A, Rutten-van Mölken MP, in ‘t Veen JC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2413-2422

Published Date: 6 November 2015

Increased serum TRAIL and DR5 levels correlated with lung function and inflammation in stable COPD patients

Wu YQ, Shen YC, Zhang JL, Wan C, Wang T, Xu D, Yang T, Wen FQ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2405-2412

Published Date: 6 November 2015

Current care services provided for patients with COPD in the Eastern province in Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study

Alsubaiei ME, Cafarella PA, Frith PA, McEvoy RD, Effing TW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2379-2391

Published Date: 4 November 2015

Pulmonary hemodynamic profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [Corrigendum]

Portillo K, Torralba Y, Blanco I, Burgos F, Rodriguez-Roisin R, Rios J, Roca J, Barberà JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2377-2378

Published Date: 4 November 2015

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in asymptomatic smokers

Sansores RH, Velázquez-Uncal M, Pérez-Bautista O, Villalba-Caloca J, Falfán-Valencia R, Ramírez-Venegas A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2357-2363

Published Date: 2 November 2015

The importance of inhaler devices: the choice of inhaler device may lead to suboptimal adherence in COPD patients

Darbà J, Ramírez G, Sicras A, Francoli P, Torvinen S, Sánchez-de la Rosa R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2335-2345

Published Date: 29 October 2015

The phenotype of concurrent chronic bronchitis and frequent exacerbations in patients with severe COPD attending Swedish secondary care units

Sundh J, Johansson G, Larsson K, Lindén A, Löfdahl CG, Sandström T, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2327-2334

Published Date: 28 October 2015

Long-term effects of gastrectomy in patients with spirometry-defined COPD and patients at risk of COPD: a case-control study

Saito H, Nomura K, Abe S, Motegi T, Ishii T, Hattori K, Kusunoki Y, Gemma A, Kida K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2311-2318

Published Date: 29 October 2015

Health care and social care costs of pneumonia in Denmark: a register-based study of all citizens and patients with COPD in three municipalities

Brogaard SL, Nielsen MB, Nielsen LU, Albretsen TM, Bundgaard M, Anker N, Appel M, Gustavsen K, Lindkvist RM, Skjoldan A, Breinhild G, Poulsen PB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2303-2309

Published Date: 28 October 2015

Forecasting COPD hospitalization in the clinic: optimizing the chronic respiratory questionnaire

Abascal-Bolado B, Novotny PJ, Sloan JA, Karpman C, Dulohery MM, Benzo RP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2295-2301

Published Date: 22 October 2015

Time trends in coronary revascularization procedures among people with COPD: analysis of the Spanish national hospital discharge data (2001–2011)

de Miguel-Díez J, Jiménez-García R, Hernández-Barrera V, Carrasco-Garrido P, Bueno H, Puente-Maestu L, Jimenez-Trujillo I, Alvaro-Meca A, Esteban-Hernandez J, de Andrés AL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2285-2294

Published Date: 22 October 2015

The stats are in: an update on statin use in COPD

Carlson AA, Smith EA, Reid DJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2277-2284

Published Date: 22 October 2015

Medicinal clays improve the endurance of loaded inspiratory muscles in COPD: a randomized clinical trial of nonpharmacological treatment

Baldi S, Pinna GD, Bruschi C, Caldara F, Maestri R, Dacosto E, Rezzani A, Popovich E, Bellinzona E, Crotti P, Montemartini S, Fracchia C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2235-2248

Published Date: 23 October 2015

The inevitable drift to triple therapy in COPD: an analysis of prescribing pathways in the UK

Brusselle G, Price D, Gruffydd-Jones K, Miravitlles M, Keininger DL, Stewart R, Baldwin M, Jones RC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2207-2217

Published Date: 15 October 2015

A new approach to assess COPD by identifying lung function break-points

Eriksson G, Jarenbäck L, Peterson S, Ankerst J, Bjermer L, Tufvesson E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2193-2202

Published Date: 14 October 2015

Effect of tiotropium on lung function decline in early-stage of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: propensity score-matched analysis of real-world data

Lee HY, Choi SM, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Kim DK, Lee SM, Yoon HI, Yim JJ, Kim YW, Han SK, Yoo CG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2185-2192

Published Date: 13 October 2015

A randomized multicenter Phase II study of perioperative tiotropium intervention in gastric cancer patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Fushida S, Oyama K, Kaji M, Hirono Y, Kinoshita J, Tsukada T, Nezuka H, Nakano T, Noto M, Nishijima K, Fujimura T, Ohta T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2177-2183

Published Date: 12 October 2015

Biomarker-based detection of asthma–COPD overlap syndrome in COPD populations

Tamada T, Sugiura H, Takahashi T, Matsunaga K, Kimura K, Katsumata U, Takekoshi D, Kikuchi T, Ohta K, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2169-2176

Published Date: 9 October 2015

Endoscopic bronchial valve treatment: patient selection and special considerations

Eberhardt R, Gompelmann D, Herth FJF, Schuhmann M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2147-2157

Published Date: 8 October 2015

Wheezing, a significant clinical phenotype of COPD: experience from the Taiwan Obstructive Lung Disease Study

Huang WC, Tsai YH, Wei YF, Kuo PH, Tao CW, Cheng SL, Lee CH, Wu YK, Chen NH, Hsu WH, Hsu JY, Wang CC, Lin MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2121-2126

Published Date: 7 October 2015

A real-world evaluation of indacaterol and other bronchodilators in COPD: the INFLOW study

Juvelekian G, El-Sorougi W, Pothirat C, Yunus F, De Guia T, Kuo H, Basu Patnaik S, Pilipovic V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2109-2120

Published Date: 5 October 2015

Prevalence and risk factors for COPD in greenhouse farmers: a large, cross-sectional survey of 5,880 farmers from northeast China

Liu S, Ren YG, Wen DL, Chen Y, Chen DH, Li LY, Zhang XH, Zhang YB, Fu S, Li ZH, Xia SY, Wang DL, Chen H, Zhao J, Wang XG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2097-2108

Published Date: 1 October 2015

Assessment of cognitive impairment in long-term oxygen therapy-dependent COPD patients

Karamanli H, Ilik F, Kayhan F, Pazarli AC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2087-2094

Published Date: 29 September 2015

Acute kidney injury in stable COPD and at exacerbation

Barakat MF, McDonald HI, Collier TJ, Smeeth L, Nitsch D, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2067-2077

Published Date: 28 September 2015

Comparative effectiveness of budesonide/formoterol combination and tiotropium bromide among COPD patients new to these controller treatments

Trudo F, Kern DM, Davis JR, Tunceli O, Zhou S, Graham EL, Strange C, Williams SA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2055-2066

Published Date: 28 September 2015

Automated continuous quantitative measurement of proximal airways on dynamic ventilation CT: initial experience using an ex vivo porcine lung phantom

Yamashiro T, Tsubakimoto M, Nagatani Y, Moriya H, Sakuma K, Tsukagoshi S, Inokawa H, Kimoto T, Teramoto R, Murayama S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2045-2054

Published Date: 25 September 2015

Long-term evaluation of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD

Grosbois JM, Gicquello A, Langlois C, Le Rouzic O, Bart F, Wallaert B, Chenivesse C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2037-2044

Published Date: 25 September 2015

Budgetary impact analysis on funding smoking-cessation drugs in patients with COPD in Spain

Jiménez-Ruiz CA, Solano-Reina S, Signes-Costa J, Higes-Martinez E, Granda-Orive JI, Lorza-Blasco JJ, Riesco-Miranda JA, Altet-Gomez N, Barrueco M, Oyagüez I, Rejas J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2027-2036

Published Date: 24 September 2015

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with impaired disease control in asthma–COPD overlap syndrome patients

Odler B, Ivancsó I, Somogyi V, Benke K, Tamási L, Gálffy G, Szalay B, Müller V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2017-2025

Published Date: 24 September 2015

Pathogens in COPD exacerbations identified by comprehensive real-time PCR plus older methods

Shimizu K, Yoshii Y, Morozumi M, Chiba N, Ubukata K, Uruga H, Hanada S, Saito N, Kadota T, Ito S, Wakui H, Takasaka N, Minagawa S, Kojima J, Hara H, Numata T, Kawaishi M, Saito K, Araya J, Kaneko Y, Nakayama K, Kishi K, Kuwano K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2009-2016

Published Date: 23 September 2015

Proteoglycan 4 is a diagnostic biomarker for COPD

Lee KY, Chuang HC, Chen TT, Liu WT, Su CL, Feng PH, Chiang LL, Bien MY, Ho SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1999-2007

Published Date: 18 September 2015

Assessments of endothelial function and arterial stiffness are reproducible in patients with COPD

Rodriguez-Miguelez P, Seigler N, Bass L, Dillard TA, Harris RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1977-1986

Published Date: 16 September 2015

Protein networks in induced sputum from smokers and COPD patients

Baraniuk JN, Casado B, Pannell LK, McGarvey PB, Boschetto P, Luisetti M, Iadarola P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1957-1975

Published Date: 15 September 2015

Factors associated with the prescription of inhaled corticosteroids in GOLD group A and B patients with COPD – subgroup analysis of the Taiwan obstructive lung disease cohort

Wei YF, Kuo PH, Tsai YH, Tao CW, Cheng SL, Lee CH, Wu YK, Chen NH, Hsu WH, Hsu JY, Lin MS, Wang CC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1951-1956

Published Date: 14 September 2015

Sonographic evaluation of diaphragmatic dysfunction in COPD patients

Scheibe N, Sosnowski N, Pinkhasik A, Vonderbank S, Bastian A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1925-1930

Published Date: 11 September 2015

Effect of indacaterol on lung deflation improves cardiac performance in hyperinflated COPD patients: an interventional, randomized, double-blind clinical trial

Santus P, Radovanovic D, Di Marco S, Valenti V, Raccanelli R, Blasi F, Centanni S, Bussotti M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1917-1923

Published Date: 11 September 2015

Physical inactivity and arterial stiffness in COPD

Sievi NA, Franzen D, Kohler M, Clarenbach CF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1891-1897

Published Date: 10 September 2015

Comparative efficacy of combination bronchodilator therapies in COPD: a network meta-analysis

Huisman EL, Cockle SM, Ismaila AS, Karabis A, Punekar YS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1863-1881

Published Date: 9 September 2015

The relationship between anthropometric indicators and walking distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ho SC, Hsu MF, Kuo HP, Wang JY, Chen LF, Lee KY, Chuang HC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1857-1862

Published Date: 8 September 2015

Roflumilast in COPD: a Brazilian perspective

Stirbulov R, Jardim JR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1853-1855

Published Date: 8 September 2015

Balance impairment and systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tudorache E, Oancea C, Avram C, Fira-Mladinescu O, Petrescu L, Timar B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1847-1852

Published Date: 8 September 2015

Does eosinophilic COPD exacerbation have a better patient outcome than non-eosinophilic in the intensive care unit?

Saltürk C, Karakurt Z, Adiguzel N, Kargin F, Sari R, Celik ME, Takir HB, Tuncay E, Sogukpinar O, Ciftaslan N, Mocin O, Gungor G, Oztas S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1837-1846

Published Date: 8 September 2015

The relationship between cough-specific quality of life and abdominal muscle endurance, fatigue, and depression in patients with COPD

Arikan H, Savci S, Calik-Kutukcu E, Vardar-Yagli N, Saglam M, Inal-Ince D, Coplu L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1829-1835

Published Date: 7 September 2015

Lung function decline rates according to GOLD group in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Kim J, Yoon HI, Oh YM, Lim SY, Lee JH, Kim TH, Lee SY, Lee JH, Lee SD, Lee CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1819-1827

Published Date: 7 September 2015

Association between vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and osteoporosis in patients with COPD

Kim SW, Lee JM, Ha JH, Kang HH, Rhee CK, Kim JW, Moon HS, Baek KH, Lee SH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1809-1817

Published Date: 4 September 2015

Personalized pulmonary rehabilitation and occupational therapy based on cardiopulmonary exercise testing for patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Maekura R, Hiraga T, Miki K, Kitada S, Miki M, Yoshimura K, Yamamoto H, Kawabe T, Mori M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1787-1800

Published Date: 3 September 2015

Epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population-based study in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia

Artyukhov IP, Arshukova IL, Dobretsova EA, Dugina TA, Shulmin AV, Demko IV

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1781-1786

Published Date: 2 September 2015

Bronchodilators use in patients with COPD

Dong YH, Hsu CL, Li YY, Chang CH, Lai MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1769-1779

Published Date: 1 September 2015

Is a previous diagnosis of asthma a reliable criterion for asthma–COPD overlap syndrome in a patient with COPD?

Barrecheguren M, Román-Rodríguez M, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1745-1752

Published Date: 1 September 2015

Low bone mineral density in COPD patients with osteoporosis is related to low daily physical activity and high COPD assessment test scores

Liu WT, Kuo HP, Liao TH, Chiang LL, Chen LF, Hsu MF, Chuang HC, Lee KY, Huang CD, Ho SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1737-1744

Published Date: 1 September 2015

C-reactive protein levels in stable COPD patients: a case-control study

Silva DR, Gazzana MB, Knorst MM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1719-1725

Published Date: 31 August 2015

Case finding for COPD in primary care: a qualitative study of the views of health professionals

Haroon S, Jordan RE, Fitzmaurice DA, Adab P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1711-1718

Published Date: 28 August 2015

Benzodiazepine use in COPD: empirical evidence from Norway

Halvorsen T, Martinussen PE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1695-1702

Published Date: 27 August 2015

Efficacy and safety of the long-acting β2-agonist olodaterol over 4 weeks in Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ichinose M, Takizawa A, Izumoto T, Tadayasu Y, Hamilton AL, Kunz C, Fukuchi Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1673-1683

Published Date: 20 August 2015

Modified Medical Research Council scale vs Baseline Dyspnea Index to evaluate dyspnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Perez T, Burgel PR, Paillasseur JL, Caillaud D, Deslée G, Chanez P, Roche N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1663-1672

Published Date: 18 August 2015

Relationship between linear and nonlinear dynamics of heart rate and impairment of lung function in COPD patients

Mazzuco A, Medeiros WM, Sperling MP, Souza AS, Alencar MC, Arbex FF, Neder JA, Arena R, Borghi-Silva A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1651-1661

Published Date: 17 August 2015

Differences in the use of spirometry between rural and urban primary care centers in Spain

Márquez-Martín E, Soriano JB, Calle Rubio M, Lopez-Campos JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1633-1639

Published Date: 17 August 2015

Discrepancies between modified Medical Research Council dyspnea score and COPD assessment test score in patients with COPD

Rhee CK, Kim JW, Hwang YI, Lee JH, Jung KS, Lee MG, Yoo KH, Lee SH, Shin KC, Yoon HK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1623-1631

Published Date: 12 August 2015

VitalQPlus: a potential screening tool for early diagnosis of COPD

Sui CF, Ming LC, Neoh CF, Ibrahim B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1613-1622

Published Date: 11 August 2015

Safety of inhaled glycopyrronium in patients with COPD: a comprehensive analysis of clinical studies and post-marketing data

D’Urzo AD, Kerwin EM, Chapman KR, Decramer M, DiGiovanni R, D’Andrea P, Hu H, Goyal P, Altman P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1599-1612

Published Date: 11 August 2015

Thiazolidinediones are associated with a reduced risk of COPD exacerbations

Rinne ST, Liu CF, Feemster LC, Collins BF, Bryson CL, O’Riordan TG, Au DH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1591-1597

Published Date: 10 August 2015

Major affective disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease compared with other chronic respiratory diseases

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Inchai J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1583-1590

Published Date: 7 August 2015

Comorbidities in obstructive lung disease in Korea: data from the fourth and fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Park HJ, Leem AY, Lee SH, Song JH, Park MS, Kim YS, Kim SK, Chang J, Chung KS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1571-1582

Published Date: 7 August 2015

Relationship between blood levels of heavy metals and lung function based on the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV–V

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1559-1570

Published Date: 6 August 2015

Relation between systemic inflammatory markers, peripheral muscle mass, and strength in limb muscles in stable COPD patients

Ferrari R, Caram LMO, Faganello MM, Sanchez FF, Tanni SE, Godoy I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1553-1558

Published Date: 6 August 2015

Palliative care in COPD: an unmet area for quality improvement

Vermylen JH, Szmuilowicz E, Kalhan R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1543-1551

Published Date: 6 August 2015

Value of systematic intervention for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a regional Japanese city based on case detection rate and medical cost

Tawara Y, Senjyu H, Tanaka K, Tanaka T, Asai M, Kozu R, Tabusadani M, Honda S, Sawai T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1531-1542

Published Date: 3 August 2015

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among patients with systemic arterial hypertension without respiratory symptoms

Rabahi MF, Pereira SA, Silva Júnior JL, Rezende AP, Castro da Costa A, Corrêa KS, Conde MB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1525-1529

Published Date: 31 July 2015

Epithelial mesenchymal transition in smokers: large versus small airways and relation to airflow obstruction

Mahmood MQ, Sohal SS, Shukla SD, Ward C, Hardikar A, Noor WD, Muller HK, Knight DA, Walters EH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1515-1524

Published Date: 4 August 2015

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction by endobronchial valve in advanced emphysema: the first Asian report

Park TS, Hong Y, Lee JS, Oh SY, Lee SM, Kim N, Seo JB, Oh YM, Lee SD, Lee SW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1501-1511

Published Date: 29 July 2015

Is asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease associated with walking endurance in patients with COPD?

Sun KS, Lin MS, Chen YJ, Chen YY, Chen SC, Chen W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1487-1492

Published Date: 29 July 2015

Variants in multiple genes polymorphism association analysis of COPD in the Chinese Li population

Ding Y, Yang D, Zhou L, Xu J, Chen Y, He P, Yao J, Chen J, Niu H, Sun P, Jin T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1455-1463

Published Date: 27 July 2015

Positioning new pharmacotherapies for COPD

Barjaktarevic IZ, Arredondo AF, Cooper CB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1427-1442

Published Date: 24 July 2015

Validation of an administrative claims-based diagnostic code for pneumonia in a US-based commercially insured COPD population

Kern DM, Davis J, Williams SA, Tunceli O, Wu B, Hollis S, Strange C, Trudo F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1417-1425

Published Date: 23 July 2015

Smoking duration, respiratory symptoms, and COPD in adults aged ≥45 years with a smoking history

Liu Y, Pleasants RA, Croft JB, Wheaton AG, Heidari K, Malarcher AM, Ohar JA, Kraft M, Mannino DM, Strange C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1409-1416

Published Date: 21 July 2015

Is dynamometry able to infer the risk of muscle mass loss in patients with COPD?

Ramos D, Bertolini GN, Leite MR, Carvalho Junior LCS, da Silva Pestana PR, Santos VR, Fortaleza ACS, Rodrigues FMM, Ramos EMC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1403-1407

Published Date: 21 July 2015

Constant-load exercise decreases the serum concentration of myeloperoxidase in healthy smokers and smokers with COPD

Holz O, Roepcke S, Watz H, Tegtbur U, Lahu G, Hohlfeld JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1393-1402

Published Date: 21 July 2015

Characteristics of prevalent and new COPD cases in Greece: the GOLDEN study

Mitsiki E, Bania E, Varounis C, Gourgoulianis KI, Alexopoulos EC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1371-1382

Published Date: 20 July 2015

Self-reported alcohol intake and risk of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective cohort study

Wetherbee EE, Niewoehner DE, Sisson JH, Lindberg SM, Connett JE, Kunisaki KM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1363-1370

Published Date: 20 July 2015

Underdiagnosis and prognosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after percutaneous coronary intervention: a prospective study

Almagro P, Lapuente A, Pareja J, Yun S, Garcia ME, Padilla F, Heredia JL, De la Sierra A, Soriano JB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1353-1361

Published Date: 16 July 2015

Clinical significance of laryngopharyngeal reflux in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jung YH, Lee DY, Kim DW, Park SS, Heo EY, Chung HS, Kim DK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1343-1351

Published Date: 15 July 2015

Underrecognized comorbidities of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Miłkowska-Dymanowska J, Białas AJ, Zalewska-Janowska A, Górski P, Piotrowski WJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1331-1341

Published Date: 15 July 2015

What pulmonologists think about the asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Miravitlles M, Alcázar B, Alvarez FJ, Bazús T, Calle M, Casanova C, Cisneros C, de-Torres JP, Entrenas LM, Esteban C, García-Sidro P, Cosio BG, Huerta A, Iriberri M, Izquierdo JL, López-Viña A, López-Campos JL, Martínez-Moragón E, Pérez de Llano L, Perpiñá M, Ros JA, Serrano J, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Torrego A, Urrutia I, Plaza V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1321-1330

Published Date: 15 July 2015

Pulmonary hemodynamic profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Portillo K, Torralba Y, Blanco I, Burgos F, Rodriguez-Roisin R, Rios J, Roca J, Barberà JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1313-1320

Published Date: 14 July 2015

Pathological and radiological correlation in an autopsy case of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema

Karata H, Tanaka T, Egashira R, Tabata K, Otani K, Hayashi R, Hori T, Fukuoka J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1299-1303

Published Date: 8 July 2015

Evaluating inhaler use technique in COPD patients

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Choomuang W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1291-1298

Published Date: 8 July 2015

Prevalence of chronic kidney diseases in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: assessment based on glomerular filtration rate estimated from creatinine and cystatin C levels

Yoshizawa T, Okada K, Furuichi S, Ishiguro T, Yoshizawa A, Akahoshi T, Gon Y, Akashiba T, Hosokawa Y, Hashimoto S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1283-1289

Published Date: 6 July 2015

Effects of pharmacologic treatment based on airflow limitation and breathlessness on daily physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Minakata Y, Morishita Y, Ichikawa T, Akamatsu K, Hirano T, Nakanishi M, Matsunaga K, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1275-1282

Published Date: 3 July 2015

Systemic signs of neutrophil mobilization during clinically stable periods and during exacerbations in smokers with obstructive pulmonary disease

Andelid K, Andersson A, Yoshihara S, Åhrén C, Jirholt P, Ekberg-Jansson A, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1253-1263

Published Date: 30 June 2015

Identification of genetic variants in the TNF promoter associated with COPD secondary to tobacco smoking and its severity

Reséndiz-Hernández JM, Sansores RH, Hernández-Zenteno RJ, Vargas-Alarcón G, Colín-Barenque L, Velázquez-Uncal M, Camarena A, Ramírez-Venegas A, Falfán-Valencia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1241-1251

Published Date: 29 June 2015

Postural control in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review

Porto EF, Castro AAM, Schmidt VGS, Rabelo HM, Kümpel C, Nascimento OA, Jardim JR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1233-1239

Published Date: 29 June 2015

COPD in patients with stable heart failure in the primary care setting

Valk MJ, Broekhuizen BD, Mosterd A, Zuithoff NP, Hoes AW, Rutten FH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1219-1224

Published Date: 26 June 2015

Peak expiratory flow rate as a surrogate for forced expiratory volume in 1 second in COPD severity classification in Thailand

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Liwsrisakun C, Bumroongkit C, Deesomchok A, Theerakittikul T, Limsukon A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1213-1218

Published Date: 25 June 2015

Influence of pulmonary emphysema on COPD assessment test-oriented categorization in GOLD document

Suzuki T, Tada Y, Kawata N, Ikari J, Kasahara Y, Sakurai Y, Iesato K, Nishimura R, West J, Tatsumi K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1199-1205

Published Date: 19 June 2015

Small airway dysfunction and flow and volume bronchodilator responsiveness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Pisi R, Aiello M, Zanini A, Tzani P, Paleari D, Marangio E, Spanevello A, Nicolini G, Chetta A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1191-1197

Published Date: 19 June 2015

Test-retest reliability of lower limb isokinetic endurance in COPD: a comparison of angular velocities

Ribeiro F, Lépine PA, Garceau-Bolduc C, Coats V, Allard E, Maltais F, Saey D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1163-1172

Published Date: 18 June 2015

Bronchial hyperresponsiveness, airway inflammation, and reversibility in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zanini A, Cherubino F, Zampogna E, Croce S, Pignatti P, Spanevello A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1155-1161

Published Date: 17 June 2015

Effects of indacaterol versus tiotropium on respiratory mechanics assessed by the forced oscillation technique in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Inui N, Matsushima S, Kato S, Yasui H, Kono M, Fujisawa T, Enomoto N, Nakamura Y, Toyoshima M, Suda T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1139-1146

Published Date: 17 June 2015

Roflumilast, a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor, induces phagocytic activity in Greek COPD patients

Porpodis K, Domvri K, Zarogoulidis P, Petridis D, Tsirgogianni K, Papaioannou A, Hatzizisi O, Kioumis I, Liaka A, Kikidaki V, Lampaki S, Organtzis J, Zarogoulidis K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1123-1128

Published Date: 15 June 2015

Comprehensive analysis of gene-expression profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Wei L, Xu D, Qian YC, Huang GY, Ma W, Liu FY, Shen YH, Wang ZF, Li L, Zhang SF, Chen YF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1103-1109

Published Date: 10 June 2015

Screening of COPD patients for abdominal aortic aneurysm

Flessenkaemper IH, Loddenkemper R, Roll S, Enke-Melzer K, Wurps H, Bauer TT

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1085-1091

Published Date: 10 June 2015

The reasons for triple therapy in stable COPD patients in Japanese clinical practice

Miyazaki M, Nakamura H, Takahashi S, Chubachi S, Sasaki M, Haraguchi M, Terai H, Ishii M, Fukunaga K, Tasaka S, Soejima K, Asano K, Betsuyaku T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1053-1059

Published Date: 4 June 2015

A comparative study of COPD burden between urban vs rural communities in northern Thailand

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Inchai J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1035-1042

Published Date: 2 June 2015

Lobe-based computed tomography assessment of airway diameter, airway or vessel number, and emphysema extent in relation to the clinical outcomes of COPD

Kurashima K, Takaku Y, Hoshi T, Kanauchi T, Nakamoto K, Takayanagi N, Yanagisawa T, Sugita Y, Kawabata Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1027-1033

Published Date: 2 June 2015

LANTERN: a randomized study of QVA149 versus salmeterol/fluticasone combination in patients with COPD

Zhong N, Wang C, Zhou X, Zhang N, Humphries M, Wang L, Thach C, Patalano F, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1015-1026

Published Date: 5 June 2015

Novel aspects of pathogenesis and regeneration mechanisms in COPD

Bagdonas E, Raudoniute J, Bruzauskaite I, Aldonyte R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:995-1013

Published Date: 2 June 2015

Prognostic factors for clinical failure of exacerbations in elderly outpatients with moderate-to-severe COPD

Wilson R, Anzueto A, Miravitlles M, Arvis P, Haverstock D, Trajanovic M, Sethi S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:985-993

Published Date: 2 June 2015

Evaluation of the COPD Assessment Test and GOLD patient types: a cross-sectional analysis

Lopez-Campos JL, Fernandez-Villar A, Calero-Acuña C, Represas-Represas C, Lopez-Ramírez C, Fernández VL, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Casamor R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:975-984

Published Date: 27 May 2015

Factors associated with inadequate diagnosis of COPD: On-Sint cohort analysis

Fernández-Villar A, López-Campos JL, Represas Represas C, Marín Barrera L, Leiro Fernández V, López Ramírez C, Casamor R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:961-967

Published Date: 18 May 2015

Clinical, physiological, and radiological features of asthma–chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome

Suzuki T, Tada Y, Kawata N, Matsuura Y, Ikari J, Kasahara Y, Tatsumi K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:947-954

Published Date: 15 May 2015

Expiratory flow limitation relates to symptoms during COPD exacerbations requiring hospital admission

Jetmalani K, Timmins S, Brown NJ, Diba C, Berend N, Salome CM, Wen FQ, Chen P, King GG, Farah CS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:939-945

Published Date: 14 May 2015

Effect of N-acetylcysteine in COPD patients with different microsomal epoxide hydrolase genotypes

Zhang JQ, Zhang JQ, Liu H, Zhao ZH, Fang LZ, Liu L, Fu WP, Shu JK, Feng JG, Dai LM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:917-923

Published Date: 13 May 2015

Supported self-management for patients with COPD who have recently been discharged from hospital: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Majothi S, Jolly K, Heneghan NR, Price MJ, Riley RD, Turner AM, Bayliss SE, Moore DJ, Singh SJ, Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Jordan RE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:853-867

Published Date: 29 April 2015

Is intrathoracic tracheal collapsibility correlated to clinical phenotypes and sex in patients with COPD?

Camiciottoli G, Diciotti S, Bigazzi F, Lombardo S, Bartolucci M, Paoletti M, Mascalchi M, Pistolesi M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:843-852

Published Date: 28 April 2015

Do females behave differently in COPD exacerbation?

Kilic H, Kokturk N, Sari G, Cakir M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:823-830

Published Date: 24 April 2015

Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein cannot differentiate bacterial or viral infection in COPD exacerbation requiring emergency department visits

Chang CH, Tsao KC, Hu HC, Huang CC, Kao KC, Chen NH, Yang CT, Tsai YH, Hsieh MJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:767-774

Published Date: 13 April 2015

Differential changes in quality of life components over 5 years in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Nagai K, Makita H, Suzuki M, Shimizu K, Konno S, Ito YM, Nishimura M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:745-757

Published Date: 10 April 2015

Patient preferences in severe COPD and asthma: a comprehensive literature review

Bereza BG, Troelsgaard Nielsen A, Valgardsson S, Hemels MEH, Einarson TR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:739-744

Published Date: 8 April 2015

Systemic cytokine signaling via IL-17 in smokers with obstructive pulmonary disease: a link to bacterial colonization?

Andelid K, Tengvall S, Andersson A, Levänen B, Christenson K, Jirholt P, Åhrén C, Qvarfordt I, Ekberg-Jansson A, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:689-702

Published Date: 27 March 2015

A bibliometric analysis of the 100 most influential papers on COPD

Gu WC, Yuan YP, Yang H, Qi GS, Jin XY, Yan J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:667-676

Published Date: 25 March 2015

COPD and its association with smoking in the Mainland China: a cross-sectional analysis of 0.5 million men and women from ten diverse areas

Kurmi OP, Li L, Wang J, Millwood IY, Chen J, Collins R, Guo Y, Bian Z, Li J, Chen B, Xie K, Jia W, Gao Y, Peto R, Chen Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:655-665

Published Date: 20 March 2015

Home-based pulmonary rehabilitation improves clinical features and systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Nascimento ESP, Sampaio LMM, Peixoto-Souza FS, Dias FD, Gomes ELFD, Greiffo FR, Ligeiro de Oliveira AP, Stirbulov R, Vieira RP, Costa D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:645-653

Published Date: 23 March 2015

Comparison of laboratory- and field-based exercise tests for COPD: a systematic review

Fotheringham I, Meakin G, Punekar YS, Riley JH, Cockle SM, Singh SJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:625-643

Published Date: 19 March 2015

Length of stay of COPD hospital admissions between 2006 and 2010: a retrospective longitudinal study

Harries TH, Thornton HV, Crichton S, Schofield P, Gilkes A, White PT

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:603-611

Published Date: 18 March 2015

Causes of death in patients with asthma and asthma–chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome

Harada T, Yamasaki A, Fukushima T, Hashimoto K, Takata M, Kodani M, Okazaki R, Takeda K, Watanabe M, Kurai J, Shimizu E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:595-602

Published Date: 18 March 2015

Elevated plasma levels of pigment epithelium-derived factor correlated with inflammation and lung function in COPD patients

Li X, Wang T, Yang T, Shen Y, An J, Liu L, Dong J, Guo L, Li D, Zhang X, Chen L, Xu D, Wen F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:587-594

Published Date: 17 March 2015

Dialectal influence on chronic pulmonary disease assessment test: the reliability and validity study

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Liwsrisakun C, Bumroongkit C, Deesomchok A, Theerakittikul T, Limsukon A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:541-548

Published Date: 11 March 2015

Impact of β-blocker selectivity on long-term outcomes in congestive heart failure patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Kubota Y, Asai K, Furuse E, Nakamura S, Murai K, Tsukada YT, Shimizu W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:515-523

Published Date: 5 March 2015

Risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among never-smokers in Korea

Lee SJ, Kim SW, Kong KA, Ryu YJ, Lee JH, Chang JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:497-506

Published Date: 5 March 2015

Oral and pharyngeal bolus transit in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Cassiani RA, Santos CM, Baddini-Martinez J, Dantas RO

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:489-496

Published Date: 5 March 2015

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Nighttime Symptoms of COPD Instrument

Mocarski M, Zaiser E, Trundell D, Make BJ, Hareendran A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:475-487

Published Date: 6 March 2015

Amoxicillin concentrations in relation to beta-lactamase activity in sputum during exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Brusse-Keizer M, VanderValk P, van der Zanden RW, Nijdam L, van der Palen J, Hendrix R, Movig K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:455-461

Published Date: 3 March 2015

A pilot study: mindfulness meditation intervention in COPD

Chan RR, Giardino N, Larson JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:445-454

Published Date: 2 March 2015

Influence of indacaterol on daily physical activity in patients with untreated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Nishijima Y, Minami S, Yamamoto S, Ogata Y, Koba T, Futami S, Komuta K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:439-444

Published Date: 27 February 2015

The effect of comorbidities on COPD assessment: a pilot study

Weinreich UM, Thomsen LP, Bielaska B, Jensen VH, Vuust M, Rees SE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:429-438

Published Date: 25 February 2015

Functional capacity, physical activity, and quality of life in hypoxemic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Saglam M, Vardar-Yagli N, Savci S, Inal-Ince D, Calik-Kutukcu E, Arikan H, Coplu L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:423-428

Published Date: 26 February 2015

Treatment patterns of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in employed adults in the United States

Diette GB, Dalal AA, D’Souza AO, Lunacsek OE, Nagar SP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:415-422

Published Date: 24 February 2015

Exhaled volatile organic compounds discriminate patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from healthy subjects

Besa V, Teschler H, Kurth I, Khan AM, Zarogoulidis P, Baumbach JI, Sommerwerck U, Freitag L, Darwiche K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:399-406

Published Date: 23 February 2015

Self-reported sleep quality and acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Geiger-Brown J, Lindberg S, Krachman S, McEvoy CE, Criner GJ, Connett JE, Albert RK, Scharf SM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:389-397

Published Date: 20 February 2015

Antibiotics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa for COPD exacerbation in ICU: a 10-year retrospective study

Planquette B, Péron J, Dubuisson E, Roujansky A, Laurent V, Le Monnier A, Legriel S, Ferre A, Bruneel F, Chiles PG, Bedos JP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:379-388

Published Date: 17 February 2015

Clinical variables impacting on the estimation of utilities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Miravitlles M, Huerta A, Valle M, García-Sidro P, Forné C, Crespo C, López-Campos JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:367-377

Published Date: 16 February 2015

Soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor is a novel biomarker predicting acute exacerbation in COPD

Gumus A, Altintas N, Cinarka H, Kirbas A, Hazıroglu M, Karatas M, Sahin U

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:357-365

Published Date: 13 February 2015

Caregivers’ burden in patients with COPD

Miravitlles M, Peña-Longobardo LM, Oliva-Moreno J, Hidalgo-Vega Á

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:347-356

Published Date: 12 February 2015

Iterative reconstruction for quantitative computed tomography analysis of emphysema: consistent results using different tube currents

Yamashiro T, Miyara T, Honda O, Tomiyama N, Ohno Y, Noma S, Murayama S, ACTIve Study Group

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:321-327

Published Date: 11 February 2015

Reversal of corticosteroid insensitivity by p38 MAPK inhibition in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from COPD

Khorasani N, Baker J, Johnson M, Chung KF, Bhavsar PK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:283-291

Published Date: 4 February 2015

Detection of acute deterioration in health status visit among COPD patients by monitoring COPD assessment test score

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Limsukon A, Deesomchok A, Liwsrisakun C, Bumroongkit C, Theerakittikul T, Phetsuk N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:277-282

Published Date: 3 February 2015

COPD: balancing oxidants and antioxidants

Fischer BM, Voynow JA, Ghio AJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:261-276

Published Date: 2 February 2015

Tiotropium HandiHaler® and Respimat® in COPD: a pooled safety analysis

Halpin DMG, Dahl R, Hallmann C, Mueller A, Tashkin D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:239-259

Published Date: 5 February 2015

Associated bone mineral density and obstructive sleep apnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Wang TY, Lo YL, Chou PC, Chung FT, Lin SM, Lin TY, Lin HC, Wang CH, Yu CT, Kuo HP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:231-237

Published Date: 29 January 2015

Analysis of autonomic modulation after an acute session of resistance exercise at different intensities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Nicolino J, Ramos D, Leite MR, Rodrigues FM, Silva BS, Tacao GY, Toledo AC, Vanderlei LC, Ramos EM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:223-229

Published Date: 29 January 2015

Cardiovascular and inflammatory effects of simvastatin therapy in patients with COPD: a randomized controlled trial

John ME, Cockcroft JR, McKeever TM, Coward WR, Shale DJ, Johnson SR, Thornton JG, Harrison TW, Knox AJ, Bolton CE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:211-221

Published Date: 29 January 2015

A score to predict short-term risk of COPD exacerbations (SCOPEX)

Make BJ, Eriksson G, Calverley PM, Jenkins CR, Postma DS, Peterson S, Östlund O, Anzueto A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:201-209

Published Date: 27 January 2015

Airway inflammation in Japanese COPD patients compared with smoking and nonsmoking controls

Ishikawa N, Hattori N, Kohno N, Kobayashi A, Hayamizu T, Johnson M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:185-192

Published Date: 23 January 2015

Comorbidity and health-related quality of life in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease attending Swedish secondary care units

Sundh J, Johansson G, Larsson K, Lindén A, Löfdahl CG, Janson C, Sandström T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:173-183

Published Date: 22 January 2015

Continuing to Confront COPD International Surveys: comparison of patient and physician perceptions about COPD risk and management

Menezes AM, Landis SH, Han MK, Muellerova H, Aisanov Z, van der Molen T, Oh YM, Ichinose M, Mannino DM, Davis KJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:159-172

Published Date: 20 January 2015

Dynamic hyperinflation and dyspnea during the 6-minute walk test in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Satake M, Shioya T, Uemura S, Takahashi H, Sugawara K, Kasai C, Kiyokawa N, Watanabe T, Sato S, Kawagoshi A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:153-158

Published Date: 17 January 2015

EGLN2 and RNF150 genetic variants are associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk in the Chinese population

Ding YP, Niu H, Yang H, Sun P, Chen Y, Duan ML, Xu DC, Xu JX, Jin TB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:145-151

Published Date: 13 January 2015

Long-term efficacy of intensive cycle ergometer exercise training program for advanced COPD patients

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Liwsrisakun C, Bumroongkit C, Deesomchok A, Theerakittikul T, Limsukon A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:133-144

Published Date: 12 January 2015

Whole-body vibration improves functional capacity and quality of life in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): a pilot study

Braz Júnior DS, Dornelas de Andrade A, Teixeira AS, Cavalcanti CA, Morais AB, Marinho PE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:125-132

Published Date: 12 January 2015

Managing comorbidities in COPD

Hillas G, Perlikos F, Tsiligianni I, Tzanakis N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:95-109

Published Date: 7 January 2015

Continuing to Confront COPD International Physician Survey: physician knowledge and application of COPD management guidelines in 12 countries

Davis KJ, Landis SH, Oh YM, Mannino DM, Han MK, van der Molen T, Aisanov Z, Menezes AM, Ichinose M, Muellerova H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:39-55

Published Date: 30 December 2014

Smoking-associated fibrosis and pulmonary asbestosis

Bledsoe JR, Christiani DC, Kradin RL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:31-37

Published Date: 19 December 2014

Association of genetic polymorphisms with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Hainan population: a case-control study

Ding YP, Yang DL, Xun XJ, Wang ZF, Sun P, Xu DC, He P, Niu H, Jin TB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:7-13

Published Date: 17 December 2014

Knowledge about COPD among users of primary health care services

Queiroz MC, Moreira MA, Jardim JR, Barbosa MA, Minamisava R, Gondim HD, Velasco FC, Penhavel MV

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1-6

Published Date: 17 December 2014