Landmark TIOSPIRTM trial reinforces importance of SPIRIVA ® in both available formulations as the world's leading maintenance therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Landmark TIOSPIRTM trial reinforces importance of SPIRIVA ® in both available formulations as the world's leading maintenance therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
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ConclusionThe inter- and intraobserver agreement for visual detection of mild emphysema in low-dose multidetector computed tomography was good. Surprisingly, quantitative analysis could not reliably identify participants with mild emphysema, which hampers the use of automatic evaluation.
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news
Condition:   COPD Intervention:   Sponsor:   Beaumont Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;   COPD Exacerbation;   Patient Readmission;   Recurrence Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Spirometry, Forced Oscillation Technique, Step-counter, sputum and blood samples Sponsor:   University College, London Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   COPD Exacerbation Intervention:   Sponsor:   Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusions: BODE index has significant power to predict the frequency of future exacerbations in Indian COPD patients. PMID: 31311211 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Authors: Vora A PMID: 31311210 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 -- Ambient air pollution is associated with lower lung function and increased chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prevalence, according to a study published online July 8 in the European Respiratory Journal. Dany...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Authors: Schuller HM Abstract Introduction: Smoking is the main preventable cause of lung cancer. This review summarizes preclinical and clinical data on the mechanisms of smoking-associated cancer development of the major histological lung cancer types small cell lung carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma and pulmonary adenocarcinoma (PAC) and the impact of several factors other than smoking on this process. Areas Covered: The role of intracellular signaling induced by nicotinic receptors and beta-adrenergic receptors, the resulting increase in intracellular cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) as a key driver of PAC...
Source: Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Expert Rev Respir Med Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeMost elderly patients with colorectal cancer have comorbidities and reduced functional reserve, which may increase their risks of postoperative morbidity and mortality, and subsequently influence the treatment choice. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the treatment choice and compare laparoscopic and open surgery in this setting.MethodsThis retrospective study evaluated 118 patients with colorectal cancer ( ≥ 85 years old between January 2007 and February 2018) to determine the influence of comorbidities on treatment choice, as well as the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic s...
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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