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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.66351
  • Title of Journal : TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-34

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.