Serum levels of trace minerals and heavy metals i n severe COPD patients with and without pulmonary hypertension


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Asker S., Asker M., Yeltekin A. Ç. , Aslan M., Ozbay B., Demir H., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, vol.13, pp.1803-1808, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/copd.s164431
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1803-1808
  • Keywords: pulmonary hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP-APNEA, OXIDATIVE STRESS, ELEMENTS, DISEASE

Abstract

Aim: The aim of the current study was to assess the serum levels of trace minerals/heavy metals in COPD patients with and without pulmonary hypertension (PH) and to investigate their correlations to demographic, clinical, and biochemical variables.