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Recent Advances in the Pathophysiology of COPD

  • Trevor T. Hansel
  • Peter J. Barnes

Part of the Progress in Inflammation Research book series (PIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jian-Qing He, Scott J. Tebbutt, Peter D. Paré
    Pages 1-19
  3. Simonetta Baraldo, Renzo Zuin, Marina Saetta
    Pages 21-30
  4. Frances Gilchrist, Onn Min Kon, Michael I. Polkey
    Pages 31-46
  5. Rachel C. Tennant, Trevor T. Hansel, David M. Hansell
    Pages 47-60
  6. Peter J. Barnes
    Pages 61-74
  7. Anita L. Sullivan, Robert A. Stockley
    Pages 75-99
  8. Duncan F. Rogers
    Pages 101-119
  9. Vera M. Keatings, Clare M. O’Connor
    Pages 121-135
  10. Sergei A. Kharitonov, Peter J. Barnes
    Pages 137-154
  11. Alvar G. N. Agustí
    Pages 155-166
  12. Annemie M. W. J. Schols, Emiel F. M. Wouters
    Pages 167-187
  13. Trevor T. Hansel, Rachel C. Tennant, Edward M. Erin, Andrew J. Tan, Peter J. Barnes
    Pages 189-226
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 227-231

About this book

Introduction

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ranges amongst the commonest diseases in the world. The relentless progression of the disease causes a pressing need for a better understanding of and therapies for COPD. This volume provides state-of-the-art information on the pathophysiology of COPD including an outlook on new therapies. It is of interest to researchers and clinicians in academia as well as in the pharmaceutical industry.

Keywords

COPD CT imaging exhaled breath markers genetics mucus secretion pathology pathophysiology physiology rehabilitation therapies

Editors and affiliations

  • Trevor T. Hansel
    • 1
  • Peter J. Barnes
    • 2
  1. 1.NHLI Clinical Studies UnitRoyal Brompton HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Thoraic Medicine National Heart and Lung InstituteImperial CollegeLondonUK

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