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IMAGING Management

2024 22 Apr

  In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), symptoms like dyspnea, wheezing, and coughing are common and indicate a faster disease progression and higher mortality. These symptoms can be caused by various factors, including muscle weakness, airway obstruction, chronic inflammation, and structural changes in the airways. Studies...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 07 Jul

An imaging study in Canada has found that MRI and CT could help explain the symptoms and exercise capabilities of people with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Researchers said the findings, published in the journal Radiology , point the way to better treatment for some COPD patients. “COPD is a very heterogeneous disease,”...Read more