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Médicos y Residentes

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndromes

Complete or partial collapse of the upper airway during sleep has different effects on the human body ranging from noisy breathing (snoring) to significant cardiovascular sequelae as seen in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Snoring is very common in the adult population and has been associated with morbidity in epidemiological studies. … Continuar leyendo

enero 5, 2017 Estudiantes, Médicos y Residentes 0 Comentarios

Archivos de Bronconeumología

R E S U M E N Introducción: Aunque asma y EPOC son enfermedades distintas, muchos pacientes comparten características de ambas entidades. Estos casos pueden tener una evolución y una respuesta al tratamiento diferente. Sin embargo, la evidencia disponible es escasa, y es necesario valorar si representan un fenotipo diferencial y aportar recomendaciones sobre su … Continuar leyendo

enero 5, 2017 Estudiantes, Médicos y Residentes 0 Comentarios

A new approach to grading and treating COPD based on clinical phenotypes

Many previous studies have attempted to identify and quantify the prevalence of different phenotypes of COPD using populations of various sources, severities, and particularities.9 Yet there is no consensus on the number and definition of different phenotypes, from two to 210 million (the estimated number of patientsworldwide). However, there must be a compromise between the … Continuar leyendo

enero 4, 2017 Médicos y Residentes 0 Comentarios