Determining the diagnostic value of endogenous carbon monoxide in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbations


DOĞAN N. Ö. , Corbacioglu S. K. , BİLDİK F., KILIÇASLAN İ., PAMUKÇU GÜNAYDIN G., Cevik Y., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.64, no.9, pp.1037-1041, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1037-1041
  • Keywords: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Carbon monoxide, Emergency medicine, CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN CONCENTRATIONS, HEME OXYGENASE, EXPRESSION, INDUCTION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To determine whether endogenous carbon monoxide levels in exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients were higher compared to healthy individuals and to investigate alteration of carbon monoxide levels across the three different severity stages of Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease criteria related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbations.