The epidemiology of vascular dysfunction relating to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema.

  • R. Graham Barr
  • Published 2011 in Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society

Abstract

Cor pulmonale has long been described in very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema. Cross-sectional results from population-based studies show that left ventricular filling and a variety of vascular measures in the systemic circulation are abnormal in preclinical COPD and emphysema and that a predominant vascular change in COPD… (More)
DOI: 10.1513/pats.201101-008MW

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@article{Barr2011TheEO, title={The epidemiology of vascular dysfunction relating to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema.}, author={R. Graham Barr}, journal={Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society}, year={2011}, volume={8 6}, pages={522-7} }