Influence of comorbidities in long-term survival of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients


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Eroglu S. A. , Gunen H., Yakar H. I. , Yildiz E., Kavas M., Duman D.

JOURNAL OF THORACIC DISEASE, vol.11, no.4, pp.1379-1386, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.21037/jtd.2019.03.78
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THORACIC DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1379-1386

Abstract

Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity around the world, with comorbidities in COPD being common and having a negative effect on survival. We investigate the effects of comorbidities on long-term survival of COPD patients.