Vitamin D status in hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


KÖKTÜRK N., KOÇ E. M., Korlu Akkale T., Bahcecioglu S.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.68, no.1, pp.25-34, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.66351
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-34
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are both world-wide health problems. Vitamin D has known to be important in infectious pathologies. However, there are conflicting results in the role of vitamin D in COPD exacerbation. This study was design to evaluate the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among patients with COPD exacerbation in relation with surrogate markers of exacerbation and long-term mortality in hospitalized patients with COPD.