Is the COPD assessment test (CAT) effective in demonstrating the systemic inflammation and other components in COPD?


Sarıoğlu N., Hişmioğulları A. A. , Bilen Ç. , Erel F.

REVISTA PORTUGUESA DE PNEUMOLOGIA, cilt.22, ss.11-17, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.rppnen.2015.08.007
  • Dergi Adı: REVISTA PORTUGUESA DE PNEUMOLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.11-17

Özet

Introduction: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is currently a complex, multicomponent disorder. The COPD Assessment Test (CAT) has been increasingly used to assess COPD patients. This study aims to investigate the relationship between CAT and inflammation markers and other COPD components.