COPD and stroke: are systemic inflammation and oxidative stress the missing links?

Abstract

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by progressive airflow limitation and loss of lung function, and is currently the third largest cause of death in the world. It is now well established that cardiovascular-related comorbidities such as stroke contribute to morbidity and mortality in COPD. The mechanisms linking COPD and stroke… (More)
DOI: 10.1042/CS20160043

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