Effects of different combined bronchodilator therapies on airway inflammation in COPD


Yildirim E., Yildiz F., Ozkara S., Basyigit İ., Boyaci H., Ilgazli A.

CLINICAL DRUG INVESTIGATION, vol.25, no.7, pp.453-461, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.2165/00044011-200525070-00004
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL DRUG INVESTIGATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-461
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by chronic progressive airway obstruction and inflammation. Only a few studies have evaluated the effects of bronchodilator therapy on airway inflammation in patients with COPD.