A new predictor to determine the exacerbation and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: eosinophil/neutrophil ratio


Yakar H. I. , KANBAY A.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.68, no.3, pp.260-267, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.69600
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-267

Abstract

Introduction: COPD is an inflammatory disease characterized by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation. Currently, it has been demonstrated in some studies that eosinophil and T helper-2 mediated inflammation play a role in the pathophysiology of COPD.