Long-acting bronchodilators improve exercise capacity in COPD patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract

Background: We carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis with the aim to evaluate the efficacy of longacting bronchodilators on exercise capacity in COPD patients. Methods: The endpoints were the efficacy of long-acting bronchodilators (altogether, and by single classes) vs. placebo in modifying endurance time (ET), inspiratory capacity (IC) and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12931-018-0721-3

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