SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION AND COMORBIDITIES IN STABLE AND EXACERBATION PERIODS OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE


ARSLAN S., YILDIZ F. F. , Baris S. , Boyacl H. , BAŞYİĞİT İ.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.31, no.2, pp.243-249, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-249

Abstract

Aims: The aim of this study was to compare the systemic inflammatory markers such as serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and fibrinogen between exacerbation and stable period of chronic obstruetive pulmonary disease (COPD). We also investigate the possible relationship between the inflammatory state and comorbidities.