Health effects in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes: a retrospective-prospective 3-year follow-up
Abstract Conclusion: The present study suggests that EC use may ameliorate objective and subjective COPD outcomes and that the benefits gained may persist long-term. EC use may reverse some of the harm resulting from tobacco smoking in COPD patients.
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International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Riccardo Polosa, Jaymin Bhagwanji Morjaria, Umberto Prosperini, Cristina Russo, Alfio Pennisi, Rosario Puleo, Massimo Caruso, and Pasquale Caponnetto
Polosa R, Morjaria JB, Prosperini U, et al. Health effects in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes: a retrospective-prospective 3-year follow-up. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018;13:2533–2542. Published 2018 Aug 22. doi:10.2147/COPD.S161138