Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Anhui Province, China: a population-based survey
The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Anhui Province of eastern China remain uncertain. The present study provides the first estimate of the prevalence and risk factors of COPD in A...
People with HIV are greater risk of developing illnesses that are normally associated with age, such as increased incidence of heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bone fractures.
To assess the budget impact of restricting inappropriate inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) use according to the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)-guidelines indication for ICS use in the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)-population, taking The Netherlands as a reference case.
Conclusions: The ACO cohort with statin use exhibited the lower risk of hepatic, renal, and heart failure than any other cohort, regardless of age, sex, comorbidities, or ICS or OS use. Regarding the combined use of statins and ICS, the risks of hepatic failure were lower. For the combined use of statins and OS, the hepatic, renal and heart failure were less frequent.
The objective of this study was to compare the 30-day outcomes for these two treatment groups for multilevel cervical pathology. Methods. Patients who underwent cervical laminoplasty or posterior laminectomy and fusion were identified in National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) based on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code: laminoplasty 63,050 and 63,051, posterior cervical laminectomy 63,015 and 63,045, and instrumentation 22,842. Propensity-adjusted multivariate regressions assessed differences in postoperative length of stay, adverse events, discharge disposition, and readmission. Results. Three ...
This study demonstrated that US adults with COPD have a much higher prevalence of arthritis than those without, even when accounting for sociodemographic factors and other variables.Preventing Chronic Disease