COPD: new lessons from alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency?

Chest. 2009 May;135(5):1342-1344. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-2341.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Comorbidity
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Humans
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / drug therapy
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / enzymology
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / epidemiology
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / genetics
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / physiopathology*
  • Serine Proteinase Inhibitors / therapeutic use
  • Smoking / epidemiology
  • Smoking / physiopathology
  • alpha 1-Antitrypsin / therapeutic use
  • alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency / epidemiology
  • alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency / genetics
  • alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency / physiopathology*

Substances

  • Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
  • alpha 1-Antitrypsin