COPD


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COPDChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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COPDCouncil on Policy Development
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Mosavir Ansari, senior pulmonogist, sharing data of COPD symptoms said that prevalence rate of COPD related symptoms is 18.
In fact, COPD overtook breast cancer as a cause of death for Canadian women in 2009, according to Statistics Canada figures, and since then COPD deaths have climbed while breast cancer deaths have fallen.
It is expected that by 2020, COPD would account for more than 6 Million deaths across the globe annually.
COPD is a serious lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe.
Our results suggest that the long-term burden of COPD could be reduced if children were not exposed to cigarette smoke," Johannessen said.
The study's findings will be discussed at the Gulf Thoracic Congress, on March 19, as part of a session on COPD management which will include a presentation from international experts in respiratory medicine, Professor Mario Cazzola, Chief of the Respiratory Clinical Pharmacology Unit, University of Rome, Itlay.
The recognition of COPD as a preventable and treatable disease with its own underlying pathological characteristics, treatment options and desired outcome makes the early and accurate diagnosis of COPD essential for adequate patient management.
Already, women have surpassed men in COPD mortality, said Dr.
Lead author Bernd Lamprecht, a pulmonologist at Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, says this is the first population-based study to evaluate COPD on the basis of measured postbronchodilator lung function, in combination with questionnaire data on occupational exposure.
It is well known that lung function in people with COPD weakly correlates with exercise capacity.
PEACE Study, Preventive Effect on Acute Exacerbation of COPD, a clinical trial conducted for Japanese and Chinese patients, was held between the April and October from 2005 to 2006.