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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by Steve Rennard, Bartolome Celli, Klaus Rabe

By Steve Rennard, Bartolome Celli, Klaus Rabe

The in simple terms overseas medical textbook for COPD – one of many best five factors of demise and incapacity around the globe

  • The in basic terms COPD textbook to incorporate the newest nationwide and overseas guidance and the more recent healing brokers in COPD remedy
  • International workforce of members covers all facets of COPD – from body structure and epidemiology to prognosis and remedy
  • Everything the busy health care professional must comprehend, diagnose and deal with the COPD patient:

    - constitution and body structure of the breathing approach - scientific concerns and allied stipulations - remedy (including present and constructing remedies) - Diagnostic assessments utilized in day-by-day practice

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Effectiveness of fluticasone propionate and salmeterol combination delivered by the Diskus Device in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002;166: 1084–91. Valentina A, Mirkovic T, Nesme P, Guerin C, Milic-Emili J. Acute effects of hyperoxia on dyspnoea in hypoxaemia patients with chronic airway obstruction at rest. Chest 2003; 123:1038–46. Somfay A, Porszasz J, Lee SM, Casaburi R. Dose–response effect of oxygen on hyperinflation and exercise endurance in non-hypoxaemic COPD patients.

These findings could not be confirmed in subsequent similar studies by others [44,45]. Cor pulmonale is 18 CHAPTER 1 generally considered an essential feature of the bronchitic patient but not the emphysematous patient. Consistent with this concept, small necropsy studies have shown little relationship between right ventricular weight and emphysema severity [46–48]. Similarly, the extent of emphysema as defined by CT imaging bears little relationship to the severity of blood gas or pulmonary haemodynamic abnormalities [49].

While in one study the mass and the thickness of the diaphragm were reported to be increased in patients with COPD [13], a reduction in the volume and the thickness of the diaphragm was observed in another study [14]. According to Arora and Rochester [15], the diaphragm dimensions of COPD patients are likely to be similar to those of patients without chronic pulmonary diseases. There are no data available concerning the mass of the respiratory muscles other than the diaphragm in COPD patients. Peripheral muscles The prevalence of peripheral muscle wasting in COPD patients is estimated to be 30% and this increases with disease severity.

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