A possible genetic influence in parenchyma and small airway changes in COPD: A pilot study of twins using HRCT

David Tarnoki, A. D. Tarnoki, Zs Lazar, Cs Korom, V. Berczi, I. Horvath, K. Karlinger

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Abstract

Genetic effects that contribute to the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been reported. Our purpose was to estimate the possible genetic influence on CT features related to COPD in twins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-175
Number of pages9
JournalActa physiologica Hungarica
Volume101
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2014

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Keywords

  • air trapping
  • emphysema
  • lung parenchyma
  • small airway
  • twin study

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology (medical)

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