Influenza vaccination and reduction in risk of ischemic heart disease among chronic obstructive pulmonary elderly

@article{Huang2013InfluenzaVA,
  title={Influenza vaccination and reduction in risk of ischemic heart disease among chronic obstructive pulmonary elderly},
  author={Chen-Ling Huang and P. Nguyen and P. Kuo and U. Iqbal and Y. Hsu and W. Jian},
  journal={Computer methods and programs in biomedicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={
          507-11
        }
}
  • Chen-Ling Huang, P. Nguyen, +3 authors W. Jian
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Computer methods and programs in biomedicine
  • COPD estimates the third leading cause of death by 2020. To reduce its complications becomes an important issue. The purpose of this study is to investigate the influenza vaccine effect for IHD occurrence with secondary to COPD. We used 11 years Taiwan National Health Insurance cohort research database and analyzed the relationships between vaccination and incident of IHD for COPD patients stratified by age. Total 29,178 COPD patients, 703 patients got vaccination out of 1464 who have developed… CONTINUE READING

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