Correlation of Digital Chest Radiograph Parameters with Pulmonary Function Test and BODE Index for Diagnosis and Prognostication in Indian COPD Patients

  • Published 2018

Abstract

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. COPD was under diagnosed in India, but is now recognized in 4-10 per cent of adult male population of India and several other Asian countries [1]. Spirometry is the accepted and standard for the diagnosis and assessment of severity of COPD. BODE… (More)

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