Cardiovascular and respiratory diseases can frequently coexist. Understanding their link may improve disease management. We aimed at assessing the associations of chronic bronchitis (CB), asthma and rhinitis with cardiovascular diseases and risk factors in the general population.

Chronic bronchitis without airflow obstruction, asthma and rhinitis are differently associated with cardiovascular risk factors and diseases

Ferrari, Marcello;Piccinno, Elia;Marcon, Alessandro
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Marchetti, Pierpaolo;Cazzoletti, Lucia;Verlato, Giuseppe;Pesce, Giancarlo
2019

Abstract

Cardiovascular and respiratory diseases can frequently coexist. Understanding their link may improve disease management. We aimed at assessing the associations of chronic bronchitis (CB), asthma and rhinitis with cardiovascular diseases and risk factors in the general population.
CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE; ALLERGIC RHINITIS; INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION; MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION; MUCUS HYPERSECRETION; CIGARETTE-SMOKING; LUNG-DISEASE; DIAGNOSIS; ATHEROSCLEROSIS; PREVALENCE
BMI, body mass index; CB, chronic bronchitis; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
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