TITLE

Biomarkers in COPD: time for a deep breath

AUTHOR(S)
Stockley, R. A.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p657
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the issue concerning the significance of biomarkers in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He denotes that various specialists claim that biomarkers is associated with adverse effects in COPD patients such as inflammation. He asserts that biomarkers need to satisfy several requirements before considering it as a valid indicator for COPD.
ACCESSION #
26359977

 

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