Biomarkers in COPD: time for a deep breath

Stockley, R. A.
August 2007
Thorax;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p657
Academic Journal
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.


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