SESSION TITLE: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a global burden, a systemic disease that is often associated with cardiovascular and metabolic comorbidities, osteoporosis and anxiety or depression etc. The favorable effects of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD patients are well known. The purpose is to evaluate the comorbidities frequently associated in patients with COPD and their influence on the results of PR programs.