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PALR's of the patients obtained on the day of hospitalization were reviewed by two pulmonologists in a blinded manner.
Regression analysis was performed to assess the relation between mortality and PALR. For statistical comparisons, values of P < 0.05 were considered statistically significant.
The PALR of the patients taken on the day of hospitalization in ICU were reviewed.
This study revealed that infiltration and pleural effusion on PALR of COPD patients hospitalized in ICU due to COPD exacerbation were related to mortality.
[9,10] Similarly, in the present study, the presence of infiltration as demonstrated by PALR of patients hospitalized in ICU with COPD exacerbation was associated with poor prognosis.