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Lung Diseases, Obstructive

Known as: obstructive airways disorder, Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, Obstructive Lung Diseases 
Any disorder marked by obstruction of conducting airways of the lung. AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION may be acute, chronic, intermittent, or persistent.
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a global health problem, and since 2001, the Global Initiative for Chronic… Expand
Review
2013
Review
2013
BACKGROUND Non-fatal health outcomes from diseases and injuries are a crucial consideration in the promotion and monitoring of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Although we know that exacerbations are key events in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), our understanding… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major public health problem associated with long-term exposure to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by an incompletely reversible limitation in airflow. A… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Representatives from many countries serve as a network for the dissemination and implementation of programs for diagnosis… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by both an accelerated decline in lung function and… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
List of participants (GOLD Scientific Committee): Nicholas Anthonisen, Winnipeg, Canada; William C. Bailey, Birmingham, US; Peter… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Plausible projections of future mortality and disability are a useful aid in decisions on priorities for health… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
SUMMARY OF APPROACH The approach to surgery in the patient with COPD is summa-rized below. Surgery Definitely indicated Lung… Expand