Identifying the at risk smokers: who goes on to get COPD?

A Madan, Alice Turner

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Radiological measures of gas trapping, in particular due to small airways disease, may aid identification of smokers at risk of progression to COPD. Further research is needed on how to bring gas trapping measurement into routine clinical practice.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1901613
JournalThe European respiratory journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2019


  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • emphysema
  • cigarette smoking
  • tomography
  • X-ray computed
  • prognosis
  • screening


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