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Role of the interaction between diesel particulate matter and cigarette smoke in the pathophysiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
INSERM U408, Faculté Xavier Bichat, Paris, France
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease state characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible, leading to respiratory insufficiency. Flow limitation is secondary to the remodeling of the pulmonary parenchyma (called...