A pilot study linking endothelial injury in lungs and kidneys in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Endothelium
  • Kidney
  • Lung
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

abstract

  • Patients with COPD and/or CS-exposed mice have pulmonary and renal endothelial cell injury linked to increased endothelial cell AGEs and RAGE levels. Albuminuria could identify patients with COPD in whom angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy improves renal and lung function by reducing endothelial injury.

publication date

  • June 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5470750

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1164/rccm.201609-1765OC

PubMed ID

  • 28085500

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1464

end page

  • 1476

volume

  • 195

number

  • 11