Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Current Concepts and Practice

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Kian Chung Ong

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre

PublishedMarch 2nd, 2012

Doi10.5772/1157

ISBN978-953-51-0163-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6852-2

Copyright year2012

Number of pages486

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Table of Contents

Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Lung and Systemic Inflammation in COPD

By Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi, Samaneh Yazdani and Mohammad Reza Nourani

3,253
2. Homocysteine is Elevated in COPD

By Terence Seemungal, Maria Rios and J. A. Wedzicha

2,356
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5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Chaperonopathology

By Radostina Cherneva, Daniela Petrova and Ognian Georgiev

1,949
6. COPD: Differential Diagnosis

By Maria Luisa Martinez Ortiz and Josep Morera

3,553
7. Current Overview of COPD with Special Reference to Emphysema

By Shantanu Rastogi, Amisha Jain, Sudeepta Kumar Basu and Deepa Rastogi

2,282
9. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency – A Genetic Risk Factor for COPD

By Tomás P. Carroll, Catherine A. O’Connor, Emer P. Reeves and Noel G. McElvaney

5,056
10. The Six-Minute Walk Test on the Treadmill

By Fryderyk Prochaczek, Jacek S. Brandt, Witold Żmuda, Katarzyna R. Świda, Zbigniew W. Szczurek, Jerzy Gałecka and Agnieszka Winiarska

8,337
11. COPD Due to Sulfur Mustard (Mustard Lung)

By Shahrzad M. Lari, Davood Attaran and Mohammad Towhidi

1,857
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12. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Diabetes Mellitus

By Elisabet Martinez-Ceron, Beatriz Barquiel, Luis Felipe Pallardo and Rodolfo Alvarez-Sala

5,190
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13. Evaluation of Dyspnea and Fatigue Among the COPD Patients

By Hatice Tel, Zeynep Bilgiç and Zübeyde Zorlu

5,418
16. Novel Concept in Pulmonary Delivery

By Maria Carafa, Carlotta Marianecci, Paolino Donatella, Luisa Di Marzio, Christian Celia, Massimo Fresta and Franco Alhaique

2,848
18. Types of Physical Exercise Training for COPD Patients

By R. Martín-Valero, A. I. Cuesta-Vargas and M. T. Labajos-Manzanares

12,166
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19. Hospital at Home for Elderly Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

By Aimonino Ricauda Nicoletta, Tibaldi Vittoria, Bertone Paola and Isaia Giovanni Carlo

3,882
21. Antipneumococcal Vaccination in COPD Patients

By Angel Vila-Corcoles and Olga Ochoa-Gondar

3,349
23. Cell Therapy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: State of the Art and Perspectives

By João Tadeu Ribeiro-Paes, Talita Stessuk and Rodrigo de las Heras Kozma

1,992

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