Peripheral endothelial function is positively associated with maximal aerobic capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Anouk W. Vaes*, Martijn A. Spruit, Jan Theunis, Emiel F. M. Wouters, Patrick De Boever

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-47
Number of pages7
JournalRespiratory Medicine
Volume142
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018

Keywords

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Endothelial function
  • Vascular function
  • Exercise capacity
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Cardiovascular risk factors
  • CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-FACTORS
  • CROSS-SECTIONAL RELATIONS
  • RETINAL VASCULAR CALIBER
  • FLOW-MEDIATED DILATATION
  • CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE
  • ANKLE-BRACHIAL INDEX
  • ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK
  • EXERCISE CAPACITY
  • ARTERIAL TONOMETRY
  • REACTIVE HYPEREMIA

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