Emphysema predicts hospitalisation and incident airflow obstruction among older smokers: A prospective cohort study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Airway Obstruction
  • Hospitalization
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Pulmonary Emphysema
  • Smoking

abstract

  • Visually assessed emphysema and percent emphysema on CT predicted acute episodes of care for chronic lower respiratory disease, with the former predicting incident airflow obstruction among older smokers.

publication date

  • April 3, 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3974731

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pone.0093221

PubMed ID

  • 24699215

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e93221

volume

  • 9

number

  • 4