Berita Kesehatan
The coexistence of asthma and COPD: some considerations about prevalence and lung function decline
Jumat, 25 Mar 2022 08:20:00

Alessandro Marcon, Francesca Locatelli, Simone Accordini

European Respiratory Journal 2022 59: 2200096; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00096-2022


With great interest we read the editorial by Mannino [1] regarding the investigation on the coexistence between asthma and COPD that we conducted using data from the population-based European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS).

Mounting evidence suggests that FEV1 decline is slower among patients with COPD and asthma compared to those with COPD alone


  • Conflict of interest: None declared.

  • Received January 13, 2022.
  • Accepted January 16, 2022.
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