Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis.

@article{Novosad2013ChronicOP,
  title={Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis.},
  author={Shannon A. Novosad and Alan F. Barker},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          133-9
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchiectasis are two different but related diseases that occur separately, but can coexist. In this review, we will examine the recent research regarding patients with COPD who have coexisting bronchiectasis. RECENT FINDINGS Recent research has focused on defining distinct COPD phenotypes with the ultimate goal of changing the outcomes using tailored therapies. A frequent exacerbator phenotype has been identified. COPD… CONTINUE READING

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