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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.69600
  • Title of Journal : TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • 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.