Correlation between high-resolution computed tomography features and patients' characteristics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

@inproceedings{Gupta2008CorrelationBH,
  title={Correlation between high-resolution computed tomography features and patients' characteristics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  author={Prem Parkash Gupta and Rohtash Yadav and Manish Verma and Dipti A Agarwal and Manoj Kumar},
  booktitle={Annals of thoracic medicine},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND During the last few decades, high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) has come up as a new diagnostic modality to diagnose emphysematous and chronic bronchitis components of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The present study was undertaken to evaluate for various quantitative and qualitative HRCT features in patients with COPD, and to detect patients' characteristics that correlate with these HRCT features. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty male patients with COPD… CONTINUE READING