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Urbanization and Daily Exposure to Biomass Fuel Smoke Both Contribute to Chronic Bronchitis Risk in a Population with Low Prevalence of Daily Tobacco Smoking
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
OBJECTIVE: Risk factors beyond tobacco smoking associated with chronic bronchitis are not well understood. We sought to describe the prevalence and risk factors of chronic bronchitis across four distinct settings in Peru ...
Patterns of Body Composition Relating to Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among Adults in Four Resource-Poor Settings in Peru
PURPOSE: Body composition is known to influence the development and progression of chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs). We sought to characterize the unique anthropometric phenotypes that present with asthma, chronic ...
Enfermedad Pulmonar Obstructiva Crónica en Pequeños Animales
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease of the lower airways, which result in remodelling of the pulmonary tract and culminates with narrowing airway causing progressive obstruction. The disease mainly ...
Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and risk factors in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2008-2009
(Revista De Saude PublicaSao PauloBrasil, 2011)
Tuberculosis and airflow obstruction: evidence from the PLATINO study in Latin America
(European Respiratory Soc Journals Ltd, 2007-12-01)
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between history of tuberculosis and airflow obstruction.A population-based, multicentre study was carried out and included 5,571 subjects aged >= 40 yrs living ...
Treatment of adults with community-acquired respiratory tract infections: results of a multicentric clinical trial with gatifloxacin
(Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases, 2002-08-01)
Respiratory tract infections have an important clinical and economic impact and they are the most common indication for antibiotic use in outpatient practice. This prospective, multicenter non-controlled trial assessed the ...
Classificação e quantificação das diferentes formas da dpoc pela tc de tórax
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), 2021-08-16)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an obstruction of the air passage to the lungs that is usually associated with smoking or excessive exposure to pollution. COPD has two main components, chronic bronchitis ...