Everything prevents emphysema: are animal models of cigarette smoke-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease any use?


There is a very large number of experimental approaches that prevent cigarette smoke-induced emphysema in laboratory animals, but the few similar treatments that have been tried in humans have had minimal effects, leading to questions of whether animal models of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are of any use in developing treatments for human… (More)
DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2011-0087PS


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