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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.13914
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • 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.