Inmaculada Alfageme-Michavila

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OBJECTIVE To study the incidence, severity, and mortality rates of pneumonia in a cohort of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients monitored over 3 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 596 patients diagnosed with COPD according to spirometric criteria were included in the study. The variables assessed were mortality and severity according(More)
OBJECTIVES Recent studies have found cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and its polymorphisms to be associated with sarcoidosis, being it significantly decreased in alveolar macrophages, with no information on the relationship between these polymorphisms and the rest of cells in bronchoalveolar layage (BAL). The present study aimed to investigate the potential(More)
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