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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a cardiovascular risk factor: results of a case-control study (CONSISTE study)

Authors Falola M

Received 25 November 2012

Accepted for publication 3 January 2013

Published 21 February 2013 Volume 2013:8 Pages 105—106


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Michael Falola

Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

I read with interest the article "Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a cardiovascular risk factor. Results of a case-control study (CONSISTE study)" by de Lucas-Ramos et al.1 In my opinion, the study did not use case-control design, despite its title.

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