The Eurasian journal of medicine, vol.40, no.3, pp.127-32, 2008 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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The Eurasian journal of medicine
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Smoking, Morphological changes, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, SMALL AIRWAYS, EMPHYSEMA, LUNG, INFLAMMATION, DISEASE
Objective: In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the morphological and functional characteristics in symptomatic and asymptomatic smokers in comparison to nonsmokers in order to gain better understanding of the pathogenesis and early diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).