Alteration in Antioxidant Capacity in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major public health problem that needs greater attention. Variability in the susceptibility to develop COPD is related to both genetic and environmental factors. Oxidative stress and inflammation are the major hallmarks of COPD and antioxidant status can be used as a biomarker to assess the risk… (More)


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