Epidemiology, radiology, and genetics of nicotine dependence in COPD

@inproceedings{Kim2011EpidemiologyRA,
  title={Epidemiology, radiology, and genetics of nicotine dependence in COPD},
  author={Deog Kyeom Kim and Craig P. Hersh and George R. Washko and John E. Hokanson and David A. Lynch and John D Newell and James M Murphy and James D. Crapo and Edwin K. Silverman},
  booktitle={Respiratory research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is the principal environmental risk factor for developing COPD, and nicotine dependence strongly influences smoking behavior. This study was performed to elucidate the relationship between nicotine dependence, genetic susceptibility to nicotine dependence, and volumetric CT findings in smokers. METHODS Current smokers with… CONTINUE READING