Correlation of oxidative status with BMI and lung function in COPD.

@article{Vibhuti2007CorrelationOO,
  title={Correlation of oxidative status with BMI and lung function in COPD.},
  author={Arpana Vibhuti and Ehtesham Arif and Desh Deepak and Bhawani Singh and Mohammed A Qadar Pasha},
  journal={Clinical biochemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 13-14},
  pages={958-63}
}
OBJECTIVES The imbalance in oxidative status together with nutrition depletion and low body weight play a vital role in the pathogenesis and severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study was undertaken to ascertain if a relationship existed between oxidative status and BMI in COPD. In addition, association of oxidative status and BMI with lung function of the disease was also examined. MATERIALS AND METHODS In 202 COPD patients and 136 healthy controls plasma lipid… CONTINUE READING

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