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Tuberculosis and airflow obstruction: evidence from the PLATINO study in Latin America
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between history of tuberculosis and airflow obstruction. A population-based, multicentre study was carried out and included 5,571 subjectsExpand
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The chronic bronchitis phenotype in subjects with and without COPD: the PLATINO study
Little information exists regarding the epidemiology of the chronic bronchitis phenotype in unselected chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) populations. We examined the prevalence of theExpand
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Sex-related differences in COPD in five Latin American cities: the PLATINO study
There is evidence to suggest sex differences exists in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) clinical expression. We investigated sex differences in health status perception, dyspnoea andExpand
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Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part II. Burden of chronic obstructive lung disease in Latin America: the PLATINO study.
SETTING Five Latin American cities: São Paulo, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Montevideo, Uruguay; Santiago, Chile; Caracas, Venezuela. OBJECTIVE To describe the burden of chronic obstructiveExpand
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Prevalence of oxygen desaturation and use of oxygen at home in adults at sea level and at moderate altitude
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of oxygen desaturation in adults aged ≥40 yrs as altitude above sea level increases. A population-based, cross-sectional study with a multistageExpand
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Paid employment in subjects with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in five Latin American cities: the PLATINO study.
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a costly condition that frequently causes permanent work disabilities. Little information exists regarding the impact of COPD on work forceExpand
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Mutational status of PIK3ca oncogene in oral cancer-In the new age of PI3K inhibitors.
In the new age of PI3K inhibitors, the mutational status of PI3Kca oncogene in the Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OC-SCC) needs further analysis. It is the sixth most common cancer in the world. TheExpand