Influence of Statin Therapy on Exacerbation Frequency in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


OLGUN YILDIZELİ Ş. , Balcan B. , Eryueksel E., CEYHAN B. , KARAKURT S. , Celikel T.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, cilt.18, sa.2, ss.29-32, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2017.16051
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.29-32

Özet

OBJECTIVES: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an inflammatory disease, in which chronic and systemic inflammation plays an important role. By decreasing neutrophil infiltration and cytokine production, statins have anti-inflammatory mechanisms.