SESSION TITLE: COPD
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Slide
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 09:45 AM - 11:15 AM
PURPOSE: In Global initiative for chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines 2014, bronchiectasis was defined as a comorbidity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which emphasizes the influence of bronchiectasis in the natural history of COPD. The present meta-analysis was aimed to summarize the impact of bronchiectasis on patients with COPD.