Mucociliary dysfunction in COPD: effect of current pharmacotherapeutic options.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. COPD comprises multiple components which, as well as a systemic component, include pulmonary inflammation, airway remodelling and mucociliary dysfunction. The latter features contribute to the development of chronic, progressive airflow limitation. The… (More)