Is gastro-oesophageal reflux associated with COPD exacerbations?


COPD is an important long-term condition associated with considerable disability, with a large unmet need for novel therapeutic approaches. The course of COPD is characterized by episodes of respiratory symptom worsening termed exacerbations, (1) and these events are now known to affect health status and disease progression and to be a major factor in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1806-37132013000300001