Does coexistence with bronchiectasis influence intensive care unit outcome in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?


Gursel G.

Heart & lung : the journal of critical care, cilt.35, sa.1, ss.58-65, 2006 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2005.04.003
  • Dergi Adı: Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.58-65

Özet

BACKGROUND: Bronchiectasis is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 30% to 50% of patients. This study evaluated, whether association with bronchiectasis has any influence on morbidity and mortality in patients with COPD during their intensive care unit (ICU) stay.