Pulmonary rehabilitation 2007: from bench to practice and back.

  title={Pulmonary rehabilitation 2007: from bench to practice and back.},
  author={Marc Decramer},
  journal={Clinical and investigative medicine. Medecine clinique et experimentale},
  volume={31 5},
  • Marc Decramer
  • Published 2008 in
    Clinical and investigative medicine. Medecine…
COPD is a disease that is not confined to the airways and the lungs, but also produces systemic consequences. Muscle weakness is one of these. It is produced by a multitude of factors including deconditioning, systemic inflammation, oxidative stress, nutritional imbalance, reduced anabolic status, systemic corticosteroids, hypoxemia, hypercapnia… CONTINUE READING