The effect of Blood Urea Nitrogen/Albumin Ratio in the Short-Term Prognosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Baha A. D. , Fendoglu T. Z. I. , KÖKTÜRK N. , Kilic H., Hasanoglu H. C. , Arslan S., ...More

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.2, pp.184-188, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.13914
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-188


Objective: There is no definite laboratory parameter in predicting short-term prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our aim was to evaluate the prognostic effect of serum blood urea nitrogen (BUN)/albumin ratio in COPD patients.