Malondialdehyde level in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations

Natalja Voskresenska, Julija Voicehovska, Aleksandra Vojcehovska, Grigorijs Orlikovs, Andrejs Skesters

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations are associated with increased inflammation followed by oxidative stress (OS). Malondialdehyde (MDA) negatively correlation with PFT was demonstrated (Upasana J. et al. ERJ vol. 44 no. Suppl 58 P3958) In patients who survive their first COPD-related hospitalization up to 50% have been reported for re-admission within 6 months of discharge. Up to 84% of direct costs associated with COPD are due to inpatient hospitalizations.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberOA2920
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Issue numberS59
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015
Event European Respiratory Society International Congress - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 26 Sep 201530 Sep 2015


  • Biomarkers
  • COPD - exacerbations
  • Monitoring

Field of Science

  • 3.2 Clinical medicine

Publication Type

  • 3.3. Publications in conference proceedings indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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