COPD and risk of venous thromboembolism and mortality in a general population.

Abstract

The relationship between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) has been scarcely studied in the general population. We aimed to investigate the association between COPD and risk of VTE and mortality in a population-based cohort.Spirometry was conducted in 8646 males and females, participating in the fifth… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00402-2015

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