Similar matrix alterations in alveolar and small airway walls of COPD patients

@inproceedings{Eurlings2014SimilarMA,
  title={Similar matrix alterations in alveolar and small airway walls of COPD patients},
  author={Irene M. J. Eurlings and Mieke A. Dentener and Jack P. M. Cleutjens and Carine J. Peutz and Gernot G U Rohde and Emiel F. M. Wouters and Niki L. Reynaert},
  booktitle={BMC pulmonary medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Remodelling in COPD has at least two dimensions: small airway wall thickening and destruction of alveolar walls. Recent studies indicate that there is some similarity between alveolar and small airway wall matrix remodelling. The aim of this study was to characterise and assess similarities in alveolar and small airway wall matrix remodelling… CONTINUE READING