The Pathophysiology of COPD

The pathophysiology of COPD: COPD is a complex medical syndrome including mucociliary dysfunction, airway inflammation and consequent airway structural changes. COPD is usually characterized by chronic inflammation of the lung tissue, pulmonary blood vessels, and airways as a result of excessive exposure to inhaled irritants including cigarette and tobacco smoke.

For a more basic understanding of COPD, we suggest this website.

Updated: September 9, 2017 — 11:25 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.