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Archive: Volume 11, 2016

The administration of a high refined carbohydrate diet promoted an increase in pulmonary inflammation and oxidative stress in mice exposed to cigarette smoke

Pena KB, Ramos CO, Soares NP, Silva PF, Bandeira ACB, Costa GP, Cangussú SD, Talvani A, Bezerra FS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3207-3217

Published Date: 15 December 2016

Rates and predictors of depression status among caregivers of patients with COPD hospitalized for acute exacerbations: a prospective study

Bernabeu-Mora R, García-Guillamón G, Montilla-Herrador J, Escolar-Reina P, García-Vidal JA, Medina-Mirapeix F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3199-3205

Published Date: 14 December 2016

Indacaterol/glycopyrronium in symptomatic patients with COPD (GOLD B and GOLD D) versus salmeterol/fluticasone: ILLUMINATE/LANTERN pooled analysis

Vogelmeier C, Zhong NS, Humphries MJ, Mezzi K, Fogel R, Bader G, Patalano F, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3189-3197

Published Date: 14 December 2016

Endocan and the respiratory system: a review

Kechagia M, Papassotiriou I, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3179-3187

Published Date: 12 December 2016

Efficacy of tiotropium–olodaterol fixed-dose combination in COPD

Derom E, Brusselle GG, Joos GF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3163-3177

Published Date: 13 December 2016

Prognostic utility of admission cell-free DNA levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations

Avriel A, Rozenberg D, Raviv Y, Heimer D, Bar-Shai A, Gavish R, Sheynin J, Douvdevani A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3153-3161

Published Date: 9 December 2016

COPD assessment test score and serum C-reactive protein level in stable COPD patients

Kang HK, Kim K, Lee H, Jeong BH, Koh WJ, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3137-3143

Published Date: 8 December 2016

How do general practitioners implement decision-making regarding COPD patients with exacerbations? An international focus group study

Laue J, Melbye H, Halvorsen PA, Andreeva EA, Godycki-Cwirko M, Wollny A, Francis NA, Spigt M, Kung K, Risør MB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3109-3119

Published Date: 8 December 2016

Clinical and radiological outcome following pneumothorax after endoscopic lung volume reduction with valves

Gompelmann D, Benjamin N, Kontogianni K, Herth FJF, Heussel CP, Hoffmann H, Eberhardt R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3093-3099

Published Date: 7 December 2016

Major air pollutants and risk of COPD exacerbations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Li JH, Sun SZ, Tang R, Qiu H, Huang QY, Mason TG, Tian LW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3079-3091

Published Date: 12 December 2016

Interpreting patient-reported outcomes from clinical trials in COPD: a discussion

Jones PW, Rennard S, Tabberer M, Riley JH, Vahdati-Bolouri M, Barnes NC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3069-3078

Published Date: 7 December 2016

Exacerbations and health care resource utilization in patients with airflow limitation diseases attending a primary care setting: the PUMA study

Montes de Oca M, Aguirre C, Lopez Varela MV, Laucho-Contreras ME, Casas A, Surmont F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3059-3067

Published Date: 7 December 2016

Increased risk of community-acquired pneumonia in COPD patients with comorbid cardiovascular disease

Lin SH, Perng DW, Chen CP, Chai WH, Yeh CS, Kor CT, Cheng SL, Chen JJ, Lin CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3051-3058

Published Date: 5 December 2016

Effects of aclidinium on determinants of COPD severity: symptoms and quality of life

Contoli M, Solidoro P, Di Marco F, Scichilone N, Corsico A, Braido F, Santus P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3043-3050

Published Date: 5 December 2016

Cigarette smoke extract induces placental growth factor release from human bronchial epithelial cells via ROS/MAPK(ERK-1/2)/Egr-1 axis

Wu D, Yuan Y, Lin Z, Lai T, Chen M, Li W, Lv Q, Yuan B, Li D, Wu B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3031-3042

Published Date: 2 December 2016

Clinical factors and comorbidities affecting the cost of hospital-treated COPD

Deniz S, Şengül A, Aydemir Y, Çeldir Emre J, Özhan MH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3023-3030

Published Date: 2 December 2016

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Rogliani P, Ora J, Puxeddu E, Cazzola M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3007-3013

Published Date: 30 November 2016

Three-minute constant rate step test for detecting exertional dyspnea relief after bronchodilation in COPD

Borel B, Wilkinson-Maitland CA, Hamilton A, Bourbeau J, Perrault H, Jensen D, Maltais F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2991-3000

Published Date: 29 November 2016

Factors influencing exacerbation-related self-management in patients with COPD: a qualitative study

Korpershoek YJG, Vervoort SCJM, Nijssen LIT, Trappenburg JCA, Schuurmans MJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2977-2990

Published Date: 28 November 2016

Effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation for the rehabilitation of moderate-to-severe COPD: a meta-analysis

Chen R, Li X, Guan L, Guo B, Wu W, Zhou Z, Huo Y, Chen X, Zhou L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2965-2975

Published Date: 28 November 2016

Bronchodilator response of advanced lung function parameters depending on COPD severity

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2939-2950

Published Date: 25 November 2016

Outcomes of a telemonitoring-based program (telEPOC) in frequently hospitalized COPD patients

Esteban C, Moraza J, Iriberri M, Aguirre U, Goiria B, Quintana JM, Aburto M, Capelastegui A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2919-2930

Published Date: 24 November 2016

Impact of a care pathway for COPD on adherence to guidelines and hospital readmission: a cluster randomized trial

Vanhaecht K, Lodewijckx C, Sermeus W, Decramer M, Deneckere S, Leigheb F, Boto P, Kul S, Seys D, Panella M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2897-2908

Published Date: 23 November 2016

Usefulness of the 6-minute walk test as a screening test for pulmonary arterial enlargement in COPD

Oki Y, Kaneko M, Fujimoto Y, Sakai H, Misu S, Mitani Y, Yamaguchi T, Yasuda H, Ishikawa A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2869-2875

Published Date: 22 November 2016

The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with maintenance monotherapy in the UK

Edwards SC, Fairbrother SE, Scowcroft A, Chiu G, Ternouth A, Lipworth BJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2851-2858

Published Date: 22 November 2016

COPD care delivery pathways in five European Union countries: mapping and health care professionals’ perceptions

Kayyali R, Odeh B, Frerichs I, Davies N, Perantoni E, D'arcy S, Vaes AW, Chang J, Spruit MA, Deering B, Philip N, Siva R, Kaimakamis E, Chouvarda I, Pierscionek B, Weiler N, Wouters EF, Raptopoulos A, Nabhani-Gebara S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2831-2838

Published Date: 14 November 2016

Telemonitoring of home exercise cycle training in patients with COPD

Franke KJ, Domanski U, Schroeder M, Jansen V, Artmann F, Weber U, Ettler R, Nilius G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2821-2829

Published Date: 11 November 2016

Association between hemoglobin and prognosis in patients admitted to hospital for COPD

Toft-Petersen AP, Torp-Pedersen C, Weinreich UM, Rasmussen BS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2813-2820

Published Date: 10 November 2016

Combination therapy of inhaled steroids and long-acting beta2-agonists in asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Lee SY, Park HY, Kim EK, Lim SY, Rhee CK, Hwang YI, Oh YM, Lee SD, Park YB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2797-2803

Published Date: 8 November 2016

Effects of long-term bronchodilators in bronchiectasis patients with airflow limitation based on bronchodilator response at baseline

Jeong HJ, Lee H, Carriere KC, Kim JH, Han JH, Shin B, Jeong BH, Koh WJ, Kwon OJ, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2757-2764

Published Date: 7 November 2016

Sputum microbiology predicts health status in COPD

Braeken DCW, Houben-Wilke S, Smid DE, Rohde GGU, Drijkoningen J JC, Wouters EFM, Spruit MA, Franssen FME

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2741-2748

Published Date: 7 November 2016

Prognostic role of D-dimer for in-hospital and 1-year mortality in exacerbations of COPD

Hu G, Wu Y, Zhou Y, Wu Z, Wei L, Li Y, Peng G, Liang W, Ran P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2729-2736

Published Date: 31 October 2016

Dietary vitamin C intake protects against COPD: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in 2012

Park HJ, Byun MK, Kim HJ, Kim JY, Kim YI, Yoo KH, Chun EM, Jung JY, Lee SH, Ahn CM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2721-2728

Published Date: 31 October 2016

The effect of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on the nutritional status of COPD patients

Ghobadi H, Matin S, Nemati A, Naghizadeh-baghi A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2711-2720

Published Date: 31 October 2016

Management of COPD, equal treatment across age, gender, and social situation? A register study

Henoch I, Strang S, Löfdahl C, Ekberg-Jansson A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2681-2690

Published Date: 26 October 2016

Survival after pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: impact of functional exercise capacity and its changes

Camillo CA, Langer D, Osadnik CR, Pancini L, Demeyer H, Burtin C, Gosselink R, Decramer M, Janssens W, Troosters T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2671-2679

Published Date: 26 October 2016

Effect of endurance versus resistance training on quadriceps muscle dysfunction in COPD: a pilot study

Iepsen UW, Munch GDW, Rugbjerg M, Rinnov AR, Zacho M, Mortensen SP, Secher NH, Ringbaek T, Pedersen BK, Hellsten Y, Lange P, Thaning P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2659-2669

Published Date: 27 October 2016

Prescription of opioids for breathlessness in end-stage COPD: a national population-based study

Ahmadi Z, Bernelid E, Currow DC, Ekström M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2651-2657

Published Date: 21 October 2016

Childhood maltreatment as a risk factor for COPD: findings from a population-based survey of Canadian adults

Shields ME, Hovdestad WE, Gilbert CP, Tonmyr LE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2641-2650

Published Date: 26 October 2016

C-reactive protein in outpatients with acute exacerbation of COPD: its relationship with microbial etiology and severity

Gallego M, Pomares X, Capilla S, Marcos MA, Suárez D, Monsó E, Montón C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2633-2640

Published Date: 21 October 2016

New evidence of increased risk of rhinitis in subjects with COPD: a longitudinal population study

Bergqvist J, Andersson A, Olin AC, Murgia N, Schiöler L, Bove M, Hellgren J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2617-2623

Published Date: 19 October 2016

Reduction of neutrophilic lung inflammation by inhalation of the compatible solute ectoine: a randomized trial with elderly individuals

Unfried K, Krämer U, Sydlik U, Autengruber A, Bilstein A, Stolz S, Marini A, Schikowski T, Keymel S, Krutmann J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2573-2583

Published Date: 18 October 2016

TRPM8 genetic variations associated with COPD risk in the Chinese Han population

Xiong M, Wang J, Guo M, Zhou Q, Lu W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2563-2571

Published Date: 14 October 2016

Chronotropic incompetence can limit exercise tolerance in COPD patients with lung hyperinflation

Hulo S, Inamo J, Dehon A, Le Rouzic O, Edme JL, Neviere R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2553-2561

Published Date: 17 October 2016

Efficacy and safety of indacaterol/glycopyrronium in Japanese patients with COPD: a subgroup analysis from the SHINE study

Hashimoto S, Ikeuchi H, Murata S, Kitawaki T, Ikeda K, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2543-2551

Published Date: 11 October 2016

Application of a diagnostic algorithm for the rare deficient variant Mmalton of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency: a new approach

Belmonte I, Barrecheguren M, López-Martínez RM, Esquinas C, Rodríguez E, Miravitlles M, Rodríguez-Frias F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2535-2541

Published Date: 11 October 2016

Influence of inhaler technique on asthma and COPD control: a multicenter experience

Dudvarski Ilic A, Zugic V, Zvezdin B, Kopitovic I, Cekerevac I, Cupurdija V, Perhoc N, Veljkovic V, Barac A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2509-2517

Published Date: 6 October 2016

Socioeconomic status and COPD among low- and middle-income countries

Grigsby M, Siddharthan T, Chowdhury MAH, Siddiquee A, Rubinstein A, Sobrino E, Miranda JJ, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Alam D, Checkley W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2497-2507

Published Date: 5 October 2016

Characterization of sputum biomarkers for asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Gao J, Iwamoto H, Koskela J, Alenius H, Hattori N, Kohno N, Laitinen T, Mazur W, Pulkkinen V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2457-2465

Published Date: 30 September 2016

Image-enhanced bronchoscopic evaluation of bronchial mucosal microvasculature in COPD

Fathy EM, Shafiek H, Morsi TS, El Sabaa B, Elnekidy A, Elhoffy M, Atta MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2447-2455

Published Date: 29 September 2016

Tryptophan catabolism in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Gulcev M, Reilly C, Griffin TJ, Broeckling CD, Sandri BJ, Witthuhn BA, Hodgson SW, Woodruff PG, Wendt CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2435-2446

Published Date: 29 September 2016

An in silico analysis of oxygen uptake of a mild COPD patient during rest and exercise using a portable oxygen concentrator

Katz I, Pichelin M, Montesantos S, Kang MY, Sapoval B, Zhu K, Thevenin CP, McCoy R, Martin AR, Caillibotte G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2427-2434

Published Date: 29 September 2016

Evaluation of body composition in COPD patients using multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis

de Blasio F, de Blasio F, Miracco Berlingieri G, Bianco A, La Greca M, Franssen FME, Scalfi L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2419-2426

Published Date: 30 September 2016

Characterization of TLR-induced inflammatory responses in COPD and control lung tissue explants

Pomerenke A, Lea SR, Herrick S, Lindsay MA, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2409-2417

Published Date: 29 September 2016

The influence of frailty syndrome on acceptance of illness in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Uchmanowicz I, Jankowska-Polanska B, Chabowski M, Uchmanowicz B, Fal AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2401-2407

Published Date: 29 September 2016

Can resistive breathing injure the lung? Implications for COPD exacerbations

Vassilakopoulos T, Toumpanakis D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2377-2384

Published Date: 26 September 2016

Inhaled corticosteroid normalizes some but not all airway vascular remodeling in COPD

Soltani A, Walters EH, Reid DW, Shukla SD, Nowrin K, Ward C, Muller HK, Sohal SS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2359-2367

Published Date: 22 September 2016

Impaired training-induced adaptation of blood pressure in COPD patients: implication of the muscle capillary bed

Gouzi F, Maury J, Bughin F, Blaquière M, Ayoub B, Mercier J, Perez-Martin A, Pomiès P, Hayot M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2349-2357

Published Date: 22 September 2016

Mortality associated with bone fractures in COPD patients

Yamauchi Y, Yasunaga H, Sakamoto Y, Hasegawa W, Takeshima H, Urushiyama H, Jo T, Matsui H, Fushimi K, Nagase T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2335-2340

Published Date: 21 September 2016

Increased mortality in patients with severe COPD associated with high-intensity exercise: a preliminary cohort study

Schaadt L, Christensen R, Kristensen LE, Henriksen M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2329-2334

Published Date: 26 September 2016

Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection-induced chronic bronchitis and emphysematous changes in CCSP-deficient mice

Matsumoto T, Fujita M, Hirano R, Uchino J, Tajiri Y, Fukuyama S, Morimoto Y, Watanabe K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2321-2327

Published Date: 20 September 2016

Preference for different relaxation techniques by COPD patients: comparison between six techniques

Hyland ME, Halpin DMG, Blake S, Seamark C, Pinnuck M, Ward D, Whalley B, Greaves CJ, Hawkins AL, Seamark D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2315-2319

Published Date: 19 September 2016

Influence of country-level differences on COPD prevalence

Aaron SD, Gershon AS, Gao Y, Yang J, Whitmore GA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2305-2313

Published Date: 19 September 2016

Breakdown of lung framework and an increase in pores of Kohn as initial events of emphysema and a cause of reduction in diffusing capacity

Yoshikawa A, Sato S, Tanaka T, Hashisako M, Kashima Y, Tsuchiya T, Yamasaki N, Nagayasu T, Yamamoto H, Fukuoka J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2287-2294

Published Date: 16 September 2016

The effect of domiciliary noninvasive ventilation on clinical outcomes in stable and recently hospitalized patients with COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dretzke J, Moore D, Dave C, Mukherjee R, Price MJ, Bayliss S, Wu X, Jordan RE, Turner AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2269-2286

Published Date: 16 September 2016

Myocardial performance index correlates with the BODE index and affects quality of life in COPD patients

Tannus-Silva DG, Masson-Silva JB, Ribeiro LS, Conde MB, Rabahi MF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2261-2268

Published Date: 16 September 2016

The use of high-flow nasal oxygen in COPD patients

Silva Santos P, Esquinas AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2259-2260

Published Date: 16 September 2016

Interleukin-16-producing NK cells and T-cells in the blood of tobacco smokers with and without COPD

Andersson A, Malmhäll C, Houltz B, Tengvall S, Sjöstrand M, Qvarfordt I, Lindén A, Bossios A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2245-2258

Published Date: 15 September 2016

Systolic time intervals combined with Valsalva maneuver for the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction in COPD exacerbations

Boubaker H, Grissa MH, Beltaief K, Dridi Z, Najjar MF, Bouida W, Boukef R, Marghli S, Nouira S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2237-2243

Published Date: 15 September 2016

Prevalence of comorbidities according to predominant phenotype and severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Camiciottoli G, Bigazzi F, Magni C, Bonti V, Diciotti S, Bartolucci M, Mascalchi M, Pistolesi M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2229-2236

Published Date: 14 September 2016

Differences in physical activity according to mMRC grade in patients with COPD

Hayata A, Minakata Y, Matsunaga K, Nakanishi M, Yamamoto N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2203-2208

Published Date: 13 September 2016

The disease burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Greece

Kourlaba G, Hillas G, Vassilakopoulos T, Maniadakis N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2179-2189

Published Date: 9 September 2016

Scabies increased the risk and severity of COPD: a nationwide population-based study

Chen JY, Liu JM, Chang FW, Chang H, Cheng KC, Yeh CL, Wei YF, Hsu RJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2171-2178

Published Date: 9 September 2016

Neutral sphingomyelinase-2, acid sphingomyelinase, and ceramide levels in COPD patients compared to controls

Lea SR, Metcalfe HJ, Plumb J, Beerli C, Poll C, Singh D, Abbott-Banner KH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2139-2147

Published Date: 6 September 2016

Inflammatory biomarkers in asthma-COPD overlap syndrome

Kobayashi S, Hanagama M, Yamanda S, Ishida M, Yanai M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2117-2123

Published Date: 7 September 2016

Impact of tobacco smoking on cytokine signaling via interleukin-17A in the peripheral airways

Levänen B, Glader P, Dahlén B, Billing B, Qvarfordt I, Palmberg L, Larsson K, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2109-2116

Published Date: 6 September 2016

Incidence of utilization- and symptom-defined COPD exacerbations in hospital- and population-recruited patients

Erdal M, Johannessen A, Eagan TM, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Grønseth R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2099-2108

Published Date: 2 September 2016

Impact of current cough on health-related quality of life in patients with COPD

Deslee G, Burgel PR, Escamilla R, Chanez P, Court-Fortune I, Nesme-Meyer P, Brinchault-Rabin G, Perez T, Jebrak G, Caillaud D, Paillasseur JL, Roche N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2091-2097

Published Date: 13 September 2016

Invasive coronary angiography in patients with acute exacerbated COPD and elevated plasma troponin

Pizarro C, Herweg-Steffens N, Buchenroth M, Schulte W, Schaefer C, Hammerstingl C, Werner N, Nickenig G, Skowasch D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2081-2089

Published Date: 16 September 2016

Mid-arm and calf circumferences are stronger mortality predictors than body mass index for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ho SC, Wang JY, Kuo HP, Huang CD, Lee KY, Chuang HC, Feng PH, Chen TT, Hsu MF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2075-2080

Published Date: 31 August 2016

Do self-management interventions in COPD patients work and which patients benefit most? An individual patient data meta-analysis

Jonkman NH, Westland H, Trappenburg JCA, Groenwold RHH, Bischoff EW, Bourbeau J, Bucknall CE, Coultas D, Effing TW, Epton MJ, Gallefoss F, Garcia-Aymerich J, Lloyd SM, Monninkhof EM, Nguyen HQ, van der Palen J, Rice KL, Sedeno M, Taylor SJC, Troosters T, Zwar NA, Hoes AW, Schuurmans MJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2063-2074

Published Date: 31 August 2016

Highly absorptive curcumin reduces serum atherosclerotic low-density lipoprotein levels in patients with mild COPD

Funamoto M, Sunagawa Y, Katanasaka Y, Miyazaki Y, Imaizumi A, Kakeya H, Yamakage H, Satoh-Asahara N, Komiyama M, Wada H, Hasegawa K, Morimoto T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2029-2034

Published Date: 26 August 2016

The objective evaluation of obstructive pulmonary diseases with spirometry

Ozkaya S, Dirican A, Tuna T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2009-2015

Published Date: 25 August 2016

Illness perceptions and coping determine quality of life in COPD patients

Tiemensma J, Gaab E, Voorhaar M, Asijee G, Kaptein AA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2001-2007

Published Date: 25 August 2016

A randomized controlled trial of telephone-mentoring with home-based walking preceding rehabilitation in COPD

Cameron-Tucker HL, Wood-Baker R, Joseph L, Walters JA, Schüz N, Walters EH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1991-2000

Published Date: 25 August 2016

Automated oxygen titration and weaning with FreeO2 in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD: a pilot randomized trial

Lellouche F, Bouchard PA, Roberge M, Simard S, L’Her E, Maltais F, Lacasse Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1983-1990

Published Date: 24 August 2016

Daily home-based spirometry during withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroid in severe to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Rodriguez-Roisin R, Tetzlaff K, Watz H, Wouters EF, Disse B, Finnigan H, Magnussen H, Calverley PM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1973-1981

Published Date: 22 August 2016

Small pulmonary vascular alteration and acute exacerbations of COPD: quantitative computed tomography analysis

Wang Z, Chen X, Liu K, Xie W, Wang H, Wei Y, Tang L, Zhu Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1965-1971

Published Date: 22 August 2016

Cut-off value of FEV1/FEV6 as a surrogate for FEV1/FVC for detecting airway obstruction in a Korean population

Chung KS, Jung JY, Park MS, Kim YS, Kim SK, Chang J, Song JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1957-1963

Published Date: 19 August 2016

Manual evaluation of the diaphragm muscle

Bordoni B, Marelli F, Morabito B, Sacconi B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1949-1956

Published Date: 18 August 2016

Efficacy of a self-management plan in exacerbations for patients with advanced COPD

Sánchez-Nieto JM, Andújar-Espinosa R, Bernabeu-Mora R, Hu C, Gálvez-Martínez B, Carrillo-Alcaraz A, Álvarez-Miranda CF, Meca-Birlanga O, Abad-Corpa E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1939-1947

Published Date: 17 August 2016

General practitioners’ perceptions of COPD treatment: thematic analysis of qualitative interviews

Molin KR, Egerod I, Valentiner LS, Lange P, Langberg H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1929-1937

Published Date: 17 August 2016

Effects of roflumilast in COPD patients receiving inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting β2-agonist fixed-dose combination: RE2SPOND rationale and study design

Rennard SI, Martinez FJ, Rabe KF, Sethi S, Pizzichini E, McIvor A, Siddiqui S, Anzueto A, Zhu H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1921-1928

Published Date: 17 August 2016

Current asthma contributes as much as smoking to chronic bronchitis in middle age: a prospective population-based study

Dharmage SC, Perret JL, Burgess JA, Lodge CJ, Johns DP, Thomas PS, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Matheson MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1911-1920

Published Date: 16 August 2016

Comparison of the COPD Population Screener and International Primary Care Airway Group questionnaires in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama study

Tsukuya G, Samukawa T, Matsumoto K, Fukuyama S, Kumamoto T, Uchida A, Koriyama C, Ninomiya T, Inoue H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1903-1909

Published Date: 16 August 2016

Obesity might be a good prognosis factor for COPD patients using domiciliary noninvasive mechanical ventilation

Altinoz H, Adiguzel N, Salturk C, Gungor G, Mocin O, Berk Takir H, Kargin F, Balci M, Dikensoy O, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1895-1901

Published Date: 19 August 2016

What is the impact of different spirometric criteria on the prevalence of spirometrically defined COPD and its comorbidities? Results from the population-based KORA study

Karrasch S, Brüske I, Smith MP, Thorand B, Huth C, Ladwig KH, Kronenberg F, Heinrich J, Holle R, Peters A, Schulz H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1881-1894

Published Date: 16 August 2016

Community-acquired pneumonia and survival of critically ill acute exacerbation of COPD patients in respiratory intensive care units

Lu ZW, Cheng YS, Tu XW, Chen L, Chen H, Yang J, Wang JY, Zhang LQ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1867-1872

Published Date: 9 August 2016

Comorbidity as a contributor to frequent severe acute exacerbation in COPD patients

Jeong SH, Lee H, Carriere KC, Shin SH, Moon SM, Jeong BH, Koh WJ, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1857-1865

Published Date: 4 August 2016

Speckle tracking echocardiography in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and overlapping obstructive sleep apnea

Pizarro C, van Essen F, Linnhoff F, Schueler R, Hammerstingl C, Nickenig G, Skowasch D, Weber M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1823-1834

Published Date: 3 August 2016

Distinct symptom experiences in subgroups of patients with COPD

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1801-1809

Published Date: 2 August 2016

Low cost biological lung volume reduction therapy for advanced emphysema

Bakeer M, Abdelgawad TT, El-Metwaly R, El-Morsi A, El-Badrawy MK, El-Sharawy S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1793-1800

Published Date: 3 August 2016

A simple and rapid test of physical performance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Albarrati AM, Gale NS, Enright S, Munnery MM, Cockcroft JR, Shale DJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1785-1791

Published Date: 2 August 2016

Predictors of pneumothorax following endoscopic valve therapy in patients with severe emphysema

Gompelmann D, Lim H, Eberhardt R, Gerovasili V, Herth FJF, Heussel CP, Eichinger M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1767-1773

Published Date: 1 August 2016

Determinants of activation for self-management in patients with COPD

Korpershoek YJG, Bos-Touwen ID, de Man-van Ginkel JM, Lammers JWJ, Schuurmans MJ, Trappenburg JCA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1757-1766

Published Date: 1 August 2016

Nrf2 expression is increased in peripheral blood mononuclear cells derived from mild–moderate ex-smoker COPD patients with persistent oxidative stress

Fratta Pasini AM, Ferrari M, Stranieri C, Vallerio P, Mozzini C, Garbin U, Zambon G, Cominacini L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1733-1743

Published Date: 28 July 2016

Alteration of spontaneous brain activity in COPD patients

Zhang J, Chen J, Yu Q, Fan C, Zhang R, Lin J, Yang T, Fan M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1713-1719

Published Date: 28 July 2016

Critical role of tumor necrosis factor receptor 1 in the pathogenesis of pulmonary emphysema in mice

Fujita M, Ouchi H, Ikegame S, Harada E, Matsumoto T, Uchino J, Nakanishi Y, Watanabe K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1705-1712

Published Date: 28 July 2016

Impact of lung function on exacerbations, health care utilization, and costs among patients with COPD

Ke X, Marvel J, Yu TC, Wertz D, Geremakis C, Wang L, Stephenson JJ, Mannino DM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1689-1703

Published Date: 27 July 2016

Quality of life and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and tiotropium in COPD are related

Koehorst-ter Huurne K, Kort S, van der Palen J, van Beurden WJC, Movig KLL, van der Valk P, Brusse-Keizer M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1679-1688

Published Date: 26 July 2016

Respiratory muscle strength effect on linear and nonlinear heart rate variability parameters in COPD patients

Goulart CL, Simon JC, Schneiders PB, San Martin EA, Cabiddu R, Borghi-Silva A, Trimer R, da Silva ALG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1671-1677

Published Date: 26 July 2016

Sex differences of COPD phenotypes in nonsmoking patients

Hong Y, Ji W, An S, Han SS, Lee SJ, Kim WJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1657-1662

Published Date: 22 July 2016

A year in the life of German patients with COPD: the DACCORD observational study

Buhl R, Criée CP, Kardos P, Vogelmeier C, Lossi N, Mailänder C, Worth H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1639-1646

Published Date: 20 July 2016

The differential effects of inspiratory, expiratory, and combined resistive breathing on healthy lung

Loverdos K, Toumpanakis D, Litsiou E, Karavana V, Glynos C, Magkou C, Theocharis S, Vassilakopoulos T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1623-1638

Published Date: 19 July 2016

Effects of biomass smoke on pulmonary functions: a case control study

Balcan B, Akan S, Ugurlu AO, Handemir BO, Ceyhan BB, Ozkaya S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1615-1622

Published Date: 19 July 2016

Inhaled corticosteroids can reduce osteoporosis in female patients with COPD

Liu SF, Kuo HC, Liu GH, Ho SC, Chang HC, Huang HT, Chen YM, Huang KT, Chen KY, Fang WF, Lin MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1607-1614

Published Date: 14 July 2016

Involvement of informal caregivers in supporting patients with COPD: a review of intervention studies

Bryant J, Mansfield E, Boyes AW, Waller A, Sanson-Fisher R, Regan T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1587-1596

Published Date: 14 July 2016

Acute exacerbation of COPD: is it the "stroke of the lungs"?

Hillas G, Perlikos F, Tzanakis N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1579-1586

Published Date: 13 July 2016

Associations of autophagy with lung diffusion capacity and oxygen saturation in severe COPD: effects of particulate air pollution

Lee KY, Chiang LL, Ho SC, Liu WT, Chen TT, Feng PH, Su CL, Chuang KJ, Chang CC, Chuang HC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1569-1578

Published Date: 11 July 2016

The COPD assessment test and St George's Respiratory Questionnaire: are they equivalent in subjects with COPD?

Morishita-Katsu M, Nishimura K, Taniguchi H, Kimura T, Kondoh Y, Kataoka K, Ogawa T, Watanabe F, Arizono S, Nishiyama O, Nakayasu K, Imaizumi K, Hasegawa Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1543-1551

Published Date: 7 July 2016

Pulmonary vascular effects of pulsed inhaled nitric oxide in COPD patients with pulmonary hypertension

Hajian B, De Backer J, Vos W, Van Holsbeke C, Ferreira F, Quinn DA, Hufkens A, Claes R, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1533-1541

Published Date: 5 July 2016

Smoking-related interstitial fibrosis combined with pulmonary emphysema: computed tomography-pathologic correlative study using lobectomy specimens

Otani H, Tanaka T, Murata K, Fukuoka J, Nitta N, Nagatani Y, Sonoda A, Takahashi M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1521-1532

Published Date: 4 July 2016

Relationship between balance and physical activity measured by an activity monitor in elderly COPD patients

Iwakura M, Okura K, Shibata K, Kawagoshi A, Sugawara K, Takahashi H, Shioya T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1505-1514

Published Date: 1 July 2016

Peripheral blood eosinophils: a surrogate marker for airway eosinophilia in stable COPD

Negewo NA, McDonald VM, Baines KJ, Wark PAB, Simpson JL, Jones PW, Gibson PG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1495-1504

Published Date: 1 July 2016

Reduced sputum expression of interferon-stimulated genes in severe COPD

Hilzendeger C, da Silva J, Henket M, Schleich F, Corhay JL, Kebadze T, Edwards MR, Mallia P, Johnston SL, Louis R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1485-1494

Published Date: 30 June 2016

Efficacy and safety of ipratropium bromide/salbutamol sulphate administered in a hydrofluoroalkane metered-dose inhaler for the treatment of COPD

Bhattacharya A, Bhargava S, Singh V, Talwar D, Whig J, Rebello J, Purandare S, Gogtay J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1469-1476

Published Date: 30 June 2016

A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Danielsen SE, Løchen ML, Medbø A, Vold ML, Melbye H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1453-1458

Published Date: 30 June 2016

An international randomized study of a home-based self-management program for severe COPD: the COMET

Bourbeau J, Casan P, Tognella S, Haidl P, Texereau JB, Kessler R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1447-1451

Published Date: 28 June 2016

Early bronchodilator action of glycopyrronium versus tiotropium in moderate-to-severe COPD patients: a cross-over blinded randomized study (Symptoms and Pulmonary function in the moRnING)

Marin JM, Beeh KM, Clemens A, Castellani W, Schaper L, Saralaya D, Gunstone A, Casamor R, Kostikas K, Aalamian-Mattheis M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1425-1434

Published Date: 28 June 2016

Prevention of clinically important deteriorations in COPD with umeclidinium/vilanterol

Singh D, Maleki-Yazdi MR, Tombs L, Iqbal A, Fahy WA, Naya I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1413-1424

Published Date: 24 June 2016

Effect of outpatient therapy with inhaled corticosteroids on decreasing in-hospital mortality from pneumonia in patients with COPD

Yamauchi Y, Yasunaga H, Hasegawa W, Sakamoto Y, Takeshima H, Jo T, Matsui H, Fushimi K, Nagase T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1403-1411

Published Date: 23 June 2016

Point-of-care procalcitonin test to reduce antibiotic exposure in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of COPD

Corti C, Fally M, Fabricius-Bjerre A, Mortensen K, Jensen BN, Andreassen HF, Porsbjerg C, Knudsen JD, Jensen JU

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1381-1389

Published Date: 22 June 2016

Immediate effect of manual therapy on respiratory functions and inspiratory muscle strength in patients with COPD

Yilmaz Yelvar GD, Çirak Y, Parlak Demir Y, Dalkilinç M, Bozkurt B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1353-1357

Published Date: 20 June 2016

The impact of coping on the somatic and mental status of patients with COPD: a cross-sectional study

Papava I, Oancea C, Enatescu VR, Bredicean AC, Dehelean L, Romosan RS, Timar B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1343-1351

Published Date: 20 June 2016

Chronic bronchitis is an independently associated factor for more symptom and high-risk groups

Choi JY, Yoon HK, Park SJ, Park YB, Shin KC, Na JO, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Kim YK, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1335-1341

Published Date: 21 June 2016

Factors associated with exacerbation in mild-to-moderate COPD patients

Kim JK, Lee SH, Lee BH, Lee CY, Kim DJ, Min KH, Kim SK, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Hwang YI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1327-1333

Published Date: 16 June 2016

Prevalence of and risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications after lung cancer surgery in patients with early-stage COPD

Kim ES, Kim YT, Kang CH, Park IK, Bae W, Choi SM, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Kim YW, Han SK, Yoo CG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1317-1326

Published Date: 16 June 2016

Changes in respiratory function impairment following the treatment of severe pulmonary tuberculosis – limitations for the underlying COPD detection

Radovic M, Ristic L, Ciric Z, Dinic-Radovic V, Stankovic I, Pejcic T, Rancic M, Bogdanovic D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1307-1316

Published Date: 16 June 2016

Depression symptoms reduce physical activity in COPD patients: a prospective multicenter study

Dueñas-Espín I, Demeyer H, Gimeno-Santos E, Polkey MI, Hopkinson NS, Rabinovich RA, Dobbels F, Karlsson N, Troosters T, Garcia-Aymerich J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1287-1295

Published Date: 10 June 2016

Impact of mild exacerbation on COPD symptoms in a Japanese cohort

Sato M, Chubachi S, Sasaki M, Haraguchi M, Kameyama N, Tsutsumi A, Takahashi S, Nakamura H, Asano K, Betsuyaku T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1269-1278

Published Date: 9 June 2016

Lung perfusion and emphysema distribution affect the outcome of endobronchial valve therapy

Thomsen C, Theilig D, Herzog D, Poellinger A, Doellinger F, Schreiter N, Schreiter V, Schürmann D, Temmesfeld-Wollbrueck B, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Hubner RH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1245-1259

Published Date: 9 June 2016

Efficacy and safety of twice-daily glycopyrrolate in patients with stable, symptomatic COPD with moderate-to-severe airflow limitation: the GEM1 study

LaForce C, Feldman G, Spangenthal S, Eckert JH, Henley M, Patalano F, D’Andrea P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1233-1243

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Prompt initiation of maintenance treatment following a COPD exacerbation: outcomes in a large insured population

Coutinho AD, Lokhandwala T, Boggs RL, Dalal AA, Landsman-Blumberg PB, Priest J, Stempel DA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1223-1231

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Agreement between a simple dyspnea-guided treatment algorithm for stable COPD and the GOLD guidelines: a pilot study

Cabrera C, Casanova C, Martín Y, Mirabal V, Sánchez MC, Álvarez F, Juliá G, Cabrera-Navarro P, García-Bello MA, Marín JM, de-Torres JP, Divo M, Celli B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1217-1222

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Smokers with emphysema and small airway disease on computed tomography have lower bone density

Pompe E, de Jong PA, van Rikxoort EM, Gallardo Estrella L, de Jong WU, Vliegenthart R, Oudkerk M, van der Aalst CM, van Ginneken B, Lammers JWJ, Mohamed Hoesein FAA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1207-1216

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Development of a Barthel Index based on dyspnea for patients with respiratory diseases

Vitacca M, Paneroni M, Baiardi P, De Carolis V, Zampogna E, Belli S, Carone M, Spanevello A, Balbi B, Bertolotti G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1199-1206

Published Date: 7 June 2016

Determinants for changing the treatment of COPD: a regression analysis from a clinical audit

López-Campos JL, Abad Arranz M, Calero Acuña C, Romero Valero F, Ayerbe García R, Hidalgo Molina A, Aguilar Perez-Grovas RI, García Gil F, Casas Maldonado F, Caballero Ballesteros L, Sánchez Palop M, Pérez-Tejero D, Segado A, Calvo Bonachera J, Hernández Sierra B, Doménech A, Arroyo Varela M, González Vargas F, Cruz Rueda JJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1171-1178

Published Date: 2 June 2016

Can patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory failure from COPD be treated safely with noninvasive mechanical ventilation on the ward?

Yalcinsoy M, Salturk C, Oztas S, Gungor S, Ozmen I, Kabadayi F, Oztim AA, Aksoy E, Adıguzel N, Oruc O, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1151-1160

Published Date: 31 May 2016

Resolvin D1 prevents smoking-induced emphysema and promotes lung tissue regeneration

Kim KH, Park TS, Kim YS, Lee JS, Oh YM, Lee SD, Lee SW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1119-1128

Published Date: 27 May 2016

Symptoms and lung function decline in a middle-aged cohort of males and females in Australia

Abramson MJ, Kaushik S, Benke GP, Borg BM, Smith CL, Dharmage SC, Thompson BR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1097-1103

Published Date: 26 May 2016

Are interstitial lung abnormalities associated with COPD? A nested case–control study

Bozzetti F, Paladini I, Rabaiotti E, Franceschini A, Alfieri V, Chetta A, Crisafulli E, Silva M, Pastorino U, Sverzellati N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1087-1096

Published Date: 26 May 2016

Nasal highflow improves ventilation in patients with COPD

Bräunlich J, Köhler M, Wirtz H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1077-1085

Published Date: 25 May 2016

COPD promotes migration of A549 lung cancer cells: the role of chemokine CCL21

Kuźnar-Kamińska B, Mikuła-Pietrasik J, Sosińska P, Książek K, Batura-Gabryel H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1061-1066

Published Date: 20 May 2016

Effects of budesonide on toll-like receptor expression in alveolar macrophages from smokers with and without COPD

Ji J, von Schéele I, Billing B, Dahlén B, Lantz AS, Larsson K, Palmberg L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1035-1043

Published Date: 17 May 2016

Left ventricular structure and remodeling in patients with COPD

Pelà G, Li Calzi M, Pinelli S, Andreoli R, Sverzellati N, Bertorelli G, Goldoni M, Chetta A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1015-1022

Published Date: 13 May 2016

Extracellular cadmium in the bronchoalveolar space of long-term tobacco smokers with and without COPD and its association with inflammation

Sundblad BM, Ji J, Levänen B, Midander K, Julander A, Larsson K, Palmberg L, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1005-1013

Published Date: 11 May 2016

Diagnosis of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a population-based study

Barrecheguren M, Monteagudo M, Simonet P, Llor C, Rodriguez E, Ferrer J, Esquinas C, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:999-1004

Published Date: 10 May 2016

Follow-up study on management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Hunan Province, the People's Republic of China

Zeng YQ, Xu JX, Cai S, Jiang F, Hu AM, Liu HY, Bei CL, Chen P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:981-989

Published Date: 10 May 2016

Assessment of illness acceptance by patients with COPD and the prevalence of depression and anxiety in COPD

Uchmanowicz I, Jankowska-Polanska B, Motowidlo U, Uchmanowicz B, Chabowski M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:963-970

Published Date: 9 May 2016

Assisted ventilation in COPD – association between previous hospitalizations and mortality

Toft-Petersen AP, Torp-Pedersen C, Weinreich UM, Rasmussen BS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:935-943

Published Date: 3 May 2016

Vital capacity and COPD: the Swedish CArdioPulmonary bioImage Study (SCAPIS)

Torén K, Olin AC, Lindberg A, Vikgren J, Schiöler L, Brandberg J, Johnsson Å, Engström G, Persson HL, Sköld M, Hedner J, Lindberg E, Malinovschi A, Piitulainen E, Wollmer P, Rosengren A, Janson C, Blomberg A, Bergström G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:927-933

Published Date: 2 May 2016

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes and balance impairment

Voica AS, Oancea C, Tudorache E, Crisan AF, Fira-Mladinescu O, Tudorache V, Timar B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:919-925

Published Date: 29 April 2016

In vitro modeling of COPD inflammation and limitation of p38 inhibitor — SB203580

Meng AH, Zhang XP, Wu SY, Wu MX, Li J, Yan XX, Kopec-Harding K, Wu JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:909-917

Published Date: 29 April 2016

COPD disease severity and the risk of venous thromboembolic events: a matched case–control study

Morgan AD, Herrett E, De Stavola BL, Smeeth L, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:899-908

Published Date: 28 April 2016

Impact of tiotropium + olodaterol on physical functioning in COPD: results of an open-label observational study

Sauer R, Hänsel M, Buhl R, Rubin RA, Frey M, Glaab T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:891-898

Published Date: 27 April 2016

Health behaviors and their correlates among participants in the Continuing to Confront COPD International Patient Survey

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:881-890

Published Date: 27 April 2016

Impact of air quality guidelines on COPD sufferers

Liu Y, Yan S, Poh K, Liu S, Iyioriobhe E, Sterling DA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:839-872

Published Date: 21 April 2016

Prevention of COPD exacerbation by lysozyme: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study

Fukuchi Y, Tatsumi K, Inoue H, Sakata Y, Shibata K, Miyagishi H, Marukawa Y, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:831-838

Published Date: 21 April 2016

Prognostic utility of the 2011 GOLD classification and other multidimensional tools in Asian COPD patients: a prospective cohort study

Chan HP, Mukhopadhyay A, Chong PLP, Chin S, Wong XY, Ong V, Chan YH, Lim TK, Phua J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:823-829

Published Date: 22 April 2016

Do telemedical interventions improve quality of life in patients with COPD? A systematic review

Gregersen TL, Green A, Frausing E, Ringbæk T, Brøndum E, Suppli Ulrik C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:809-822

Published Date: 21 April 2016

High-dose oral N-acetylcysteine fails to improve respiratory health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic bronchitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Johnson K, McEvoy CE, Naqvi S, Wendt C, Reilkoff RA, Kunisaki KM, Wetherbee EE, Nelson D, Tirouvanziam R, Niewoehner DE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:799-807

Published Date: 21 April 2016

Impacts of coexisting bronchial asthma on severe exacerbations in mild-to-moderate COPD: results from a national database

Lee H, Rhee CK, Lee BJ, Choi DC, Kim JA, Kim SH, Jeong Y, Kim TH, Chon GR, Jung KS, Lee SH, Price D, Yoo KH, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:775-783

Published Date: 15 April 2016

Does COPD risk vary by ethnicity? A retrospective cross-sectional study

Gilkes A, Ashworth M, Schofield P, Harries TH, Durbaba S, Weston C, White P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:739-746

Published Date: 7 April 2016

Relationship between vitamin D-binding protein polymorphisms and blood vitamin D level in Korean patients with COPD

Park YM, Kim YS, Kang YA, Shin JH, Oh YM, Seo JB, Jung JY, Lee SD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:731-738

Published Date: 7 April 2016

A randomized, blinded study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of umeclidinium 62.5 µg compared with tiotropium 18 µg in patients with COPD

Feldman G, Maltais F, Khindri S, Vahdati-Bolouri M, Church A, Fahy WA, Trivedi R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:719-730

Published Date: 7 April 2016

Effects of combined training vs aerobic training on cognitive functions in COPD: a randomized controlled trial

Aquino G, Iuliano E, di Cagno A, Vardaro A, Fiorilli G, Moffa S, Di Costanzo A, De Simone G, Calcagno G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:711-718

Published Date: 4 April 2016

COPD exacerbations by disease severity in England

Merinopoulou E, Raluy-Callado M, Ramagopalan S, MacLachlan S, Khalid JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:697-709

Published Date: 1 April 2016

The Belgian trial with azithromycin for acute COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization: an investigator-initiated study protocol for a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Vermeersch K, Gabrovska M, Deslypere G, Demedts IK, Slabbynck H, Aumann J, Ninane V, Verleden GM, Troosters T, Bogaerts K, Brusselle GG, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:687-696

Published Date: 31 March 2016

Predictive factors warrant screening for obstructive sleep apnea in COPD: a Taiwan National Survey

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:665-673

Published Date: 30 March 2016

Six-minute stepper test: a valid clinical exercise tolerance test for COPD patients

Grosbois JM, Riquier C, Chehere B, Coquart J, Béhal H, Bart F, Wallaert B, Chenivesse C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:657-663

Published Date: 29 March 2016

COPD advances in left ventricular diastolic dysfunction

Kubota Y, Asai K, Murai K, Tsukada YT, Hayashi H, Saito Y, Azuma A, Gemma A, Shimizu W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:649-655

Published Date: 29 March 2016

COPD in primary lung cancer patients: prevalence and mortality

Ytterstad E, Moe PC, Hjalmarsen A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:625-636

Published Date: 23 March 2016

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

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 2016, 11:623-624

Published Date: 24 March 2016

POPE study: rationale and methodology of a study to phenotype patients with COPD in Central and Eastern Europe

Zbozinkova Z, Barczyk A, Tkacova R, Valipour A, Tudoric N, Zykov K, Somfay A, Miravitlles M, Koblizek V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:611-622

Published Date: 22 March 2016

Physical exercise is effective in preventing cigarette smoke-induced pulmonary oxidative response in mice

Nesi RT, Souza PS, Santos GP, Thirupathi A, Menegali BT, Silveira PC, Silva LA, Valença SS, Pinho RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:603-610

Published Date: 22 March 2016

Relationship of airflow limitation severity with work productivity reduction and sick leave in a Japanese working population

Onoue A, Omori H, Katoh T, Kubota K, Nonami Y, Ogata Y, Inoue H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:567-575

Published Date: 16 March 2016

Cognitive status among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:543-551

Published Date: 16 March 2016

Microparticles in sputum of COPD patients: a potential biomarker of the disease?

Lacedonia D, Carpagnano GE, Trotta T, Palladino GP, Panaro MA, Zoppo LD, Foschino Barbaro MP, Porro C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:527-533

Published Date: 14 March 2016

Treatment of patients with COPD and recurrent exacerbations: the role of infection and inflammation

Santos S, Marin A, Serra-Batlles J, de la Rosa D, Solanes I, Pomares X, López-Sánchez M, Muñoz-Esquerre M, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:515-525

Published Date: 11 March 2016

COPD phenotypes on computed tomography and its correlation with selected lung function variables in severe patients

da Silva SMD, Paschoal IA, De Capitani EM, Moreira MM, Palhares LC, Pereira MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:503-513

Published Date: 16 March 2016

COPD assessment test and severity of airflow limitation in patients with asthma, COPD, and asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Kurashima K, Takaku Y, Ohta C, Takayanagi N, Yanagisawa T, Sugita Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:479-487

Published Date: 4 March 2016

Incidence and outcomes of patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbation with and without pneumonia

Søgaard M, Madsen M, Løkke A, Hilberg O, Sørensen HT, Thomsen RW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:455-465

Published Date: 2 March 2016

Striving for optimal bronchodilation: focus on olodaterol

Incorvaia C, Montagni M, Makri E, Riario-Sforza GG, Ridolo E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:439-444

Published Date: 1 March 2016

Validity of COPD diagnoses reported through nationwide health insurance systems in the People’s Republic of China

Kurmi OP, Vaucher J, Xiao D, Holmes MV, Guo Y, Davis KJ, Wang C, Qin H, Turnbull I, Peng P, Bian Z, Clarke R, Li L, Chen Y, Chen Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:419-430

Published Date: 1 March 2016

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

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 2016, 11:417-418

Published Date: 1 March 2016

A cross-sectional study to assess inhalation device handling and patient satisfaction in COPD

Miravitlles M, Montero-Caballero J, Richard F, Santos S, Garcia-Rivero JL, Ortega F, Ribera X

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:407-415

Published Date: 26 February 2016

Determinants of successful completion of pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD

Brown AT, Hitchcock J, Schumann C, Wells JM, Dransfield MT, Bhatt SP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:391-397

Published Date: 25 February 2016

Early response to inhaled bronchodilators and corticosteroids as a predictor of 12-month treatment responder status and COPD exacerbations

Calverley PM, Postma DS, Anzueto AR, Make BJ, Eriksson G, Peterson S, Jenkins CR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:381-390

Published Date: 25 February 2016

Development of a spirometry T-score in the general population

Lee SW, Kim HK, Baek S, Jung JY, Kim YS, Lee JS, Lee SD, Mannino DM, Oh YM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:369-379

Published Date: 23 February 2016

Explaining the link between access-to-care factors and health care resource utilization among individuals with COPD

Kim M, Ren J, Tillis W, Asche CV, Kim IK, Kirkness CS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:357-367

Published Date: 22 February 2016

Mortality and economic burden of Krasnoyarsk region, Russia, caused by regular tobacco usage

Artyukhov IP, Arshukova IL, Dobretsova EA, Shulmin AV

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:351-355

Published Date: 22 February 2016

COPD characteristics and socioeconomic burden in Hellenic correctional institutions

Bania EG, Daniil Z, Hatzoglou C, Alexopoulos EC, Mitsiki E, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:341-349

Published Date: 12 February 2016

Feasibility of spirometry in primary care to screen for COPD: a pilot study

Giraud V, Beauchet A, Gomis T, Chinet T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:335-340

Published Date: 12 February 2016

Self-management of health care behaviors for COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:305-326

Published Date: 17 February 2016

Responsiveness of blood and sputum inflammatory cells in Japanese COPD patients, non-COPD smoking controls, and non-COPD nonsmoking controls

Kawayama T, Kinoshita T, Matsunaga K, Kobayashi A, Hayamizu T, Johnson M, Hoshino T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:295-303

Published Date: 10 February 2016

Impact of GOLD groups of chronic pulmonary obstructive disease on surgical complications

Kim HJ, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Choi SM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:281-287

Published Date: 10 February 2016

Comorbidities associated with COPD in the Middle East and North Africa region: association with severity and exacerbations

Mahboub B, Alzaabi A, Iqbal MN, Salhi H, Lahlou A, Tariq L, El Hasnaoui A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:273-280

Published Date: 5 February 2016

Functional respiratory imaging to assess the interaction between systemic roflumilast and inhaled ICS/LABA/LAMA

Vos W, Hajian B, De Backer J, Van Holsbeke C, Vinchurkar S, Claes R, Hufkens A, Parizel PM, Bedert L, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:263-271

Published Date: 4 February 2016

Determinants of change in physical activity during moderate-to-severe COPD exacerbation

Esteban C, Quintana JM, Garcia-Gutierrez S, Anton-Ladislao A, Gonzalez N, Baré M, Fernández de Larrea N, Rivas-Ruiz F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:251-261

Published Date: 3 February 2016

Depression, body mass index, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a holistic approach

Catalfo G, Crea L, Lo Castro T, Magnano San Lio F, Minutolo G, Siscaro G, Vaccino N, Crimi N, Aguglia E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:239-249

Published Date: 4 February 2016

No association between exacerbation frequency and stroke in patients with COPD

Windsor C, Herrett E, Smeeth L, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:217-225

Published Date: 2 February 2016

“Frequent exacerbator” is a phenotype of poor prognosis in Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tomioka R , Kawayama T, Suetomo M, Kinoshita T, Tokunaga Y, Imaoka H, Matsunaga K, Okamoto M, Hoshino T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:207-216

Published Date: 3 February 2016

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

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 2016, 11:191-192

Published Date: 2 February 2016

Differences in the effects of Asian dust on pulmonary function between adult patients with asthma and those with asthma–chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome

Watanabe M, Noma H, Kurai J, Sano H, Ueda Y, Mikami M, Yamamoto H, Tokuyasu H, Kato K, Konishi T, Tatsukawa T, Shimizu E, Kitano H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:183-190

Published Date: 28 January 2016

Sex differences in reported and objectively measured sleep in COPD

Theorell-Haglöw J, Ólafsdóttir IS, Benediktsdóttir B, Gíslason T, Lindberg E, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:151-160

Published Date: 25 January 2016

Differences in outcomes between GOLD groups in patients with COPD in the TIOSPIR® trial

Dusser D, Wise RA, Dahl R, Anzueto A, Carter K, Fowler A, Calverley PM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:133-145

Published Date: 20 January 2016

Cost-effectiveness of combination therapy umeclidinium/vilanterol versus tiotropium in symptomatic COPD Spanish patients

Miravitlles M, Gáldiz JB, Huerta A, Villacampa A, Carcedo D, Garcia-Rio F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:123-132

Published Date: 18 January 2016

COPD exacerbations associated with the modified Medical Research Council scale and COPD assessment test among Humana Medicare members

Pasquale MK, Xu Y, Baker CL, Zou KH, Teeter JG, Renda AM, Davis CC, Lee TC, Bobula J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:111-121

Published Date: 14 January 2016

Roflumilast: a review of its use in the treatment of COPD

Wedzicha JA, Calverley PMA, Rabe KF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:81-90

Published Date: 6 January 2016

Impact of individualized care on readmissions after a hospitalization for acute exacerbation of COPD

Adamson SL, Burns J, Camp PG, Sin DD, van Eeden SF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:61-71

Published Date: 5 January 2016

Age-related annual decline of lung function in patients with COPD

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

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:51-60

Published Date: 30 December 2015

Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on postoperative recurrence in patients with resected non-small-cell lung cancer

Qiang GL, Liang CY, Xiao F, Yu QD, Wen HS, Song ZY, Tian YC, Shi B, Guo YQ, Liu DR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:43-49

Published Date: 29 December 2015

Cigarette smoke-induced lung inflammation in COPD mediated via LTB4/BLT1/SOCS1 pathway

Dong R, Xie L, Zhao K, Zhang Q, Zhou M, He P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:31-41

Published Date: 22 December 2015

Association of blood eosinophils and plasma periostin with FEV1 response after 3-month inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta2-agonist treatment in stable COPD patients

Park HY, Lee H, Koh WJ, Kim S, Jeong I, Koo HK, Kim TH, Kim JW, Kim WJ, Oh YM, Sin DD, Lim SY, Lee SD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:23-30

Published Date: 22 December 2015

Efficacy and safety of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol or tiotropium in subjects with COPD at cardiovascular risk

Covelli H, Pek B, Schenkenberger I, Scott-Wilson C, Emmett A, Crim C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1-12

Published Date: 18 December 2015