Inhaled corticosteroids and survival in COPD patients receiving long-term home oxygen therapy.

@article{Tkacova2006InhaledCA,
  title={Inhaled corticosteroids and survival in COPD patients receiving long-term home oxygen therapy.},
  author={Rosa Tkacova and {\vS}tefan T{\'o}th and Don D. Sin},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={385-92}
}
BACKGROUND Several observational studies suggest that therapy with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is associated with reduced mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, none of these has reported survival data in COPD patients with respiratory insufficiency who require domiciliary oxygen therapy. The present study was conducted to examine the association between ICS and all-cause mortality in patients with severe COPD and chronic hypoxemia. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING
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