EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.25, no.4, pp.364-369, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
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Background: Weight loss and muscle wasting are common features reported in COPD patients and they are all related with systemic inflammation. In this study, the relationship between pulmonary functions and inflammatory and metabolic parameters in low weight COPD patients were investigated.