Comorbidities

This section will consider submissions with a focus on Comorbidities.

  1. Review

    Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema, a clinical review

    Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema (CPFE) refers to the coexistence of upper lobe predominant emphysema with diffuse pulmonary fibrosis, mainly in the lower lobes. Although initially described in patien...

    Vasilios Tzilas and Demosthenes Bouros

    COPD Research and Practice 2016 2:2

    Published on: 25 February 2016

  2. Research article

    Analysis of exhaled breath fingerprints and volatile organic compounds in COPD

    Exhaled air contains many volatile organic compounds (VOCs) produced during human metabolic processes, in both healthy and pathological conditions. Analysis of breath allows studying the modifications of the p...

    Mario Cazzola, Andrea Segreti, Rosamaria Capuano, Alberto Bergamini, Eugenio Martinelli, Luigino Calzetta, Paola Rogliani, Chiara Ciaprini, Josuel Ora, Roberto Paolesse, Corrado Di Natale and Arnaldo D’Amico

    COPD Research and Practice 2015 1:7

    Published on: 6 October 2015

  3. Review

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes

    Diabetes occurs more often in individuals with COPD than in the general population, however there are still many issues that need to be clarified about this association. The exact prevalence of the association...

    Paola Rogliani, Gabriella Lucà and Davide Lauro

    COPD Research and Practice 2015 1:3

    Published on: 19 August 2015