Small airway obstruction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Abstract

This work was intended to evaluate the prevalence of obstructive small-airway disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and its association with clinical characteristics. Pulmonary function testing (PFT) and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) were performed on 189 consecutive RA patients. Each case was diagnosed based on abnormal HRCT… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10165-010-0376-5

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