Tiotropium and exercise training in COPD patients: Effects on dyspnea and exercise tolerance

@article{Ambrosino2008TiotropiumAE,
  title={Tiotropium and exercise training in COPD patients: Effects on dyspnea and exercise tolerance},
  author={Nicolino Ambrosino and Katia Foglio and Gianni Balzano and Pier Luigi Paggiaro and Patrizia Lessi and Steven Kesten},
  journal={International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={771 - 780}
}
BACKGROUND Exercise training improves exercise tolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tiotropium 18 microg once daily induces sustained bronchodilation throughout the day and reduces hyperinflation, one of the pathophysiological factors contributing to exertional dyspnea in COPD patients. AIM To determine whether tiotropium enhances the effects of exercise training in patients with COPD. DESIGN Multicenter, 25 week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel… CONTINUE READING

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