Could the overweight influence bronchiectasis (B) exacerbations frequency (EF)?

Suska, K. and Gashynova, K. and Dmytrychenko, V. (2020) Could the overweight influence bronchiectasis (B) exacerbations frequency (EF)? ERJ Open Research, Vol. 6 (supp.5). p. 22. ISSN 2312-0541

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B is a chronic lung disease accompanied by recurrent airway infections. Underweight is one of the proved factors of higher EF and more severe course of the disease. We aimed to determine if there is an effect of overweight on EF of patients (p) with B. Materials and methods 55 p with confirmed B by HRCT were included in the study during the stable phase. Weight, parietal fat (PF), muscles (M) and visceral fat (VF) were measured by "Body composition monitor Omron BF511" for the static weighing and body mass index (BMI) was calculated. EF during the previous year was defined in medical source documentation. The methods of descriptive and non-parametric statistics were used to process the results. Results: P were divided by BMI into two groups: G1‑with BMI≥25 kg/m2 (n=22), G2‑with BMI<25 kg/m2 (n=33). There were no differences in groups by gender and age (p=0.7 and p=0.39 respectively). Results are presented in the table.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: DOI: 10.1183/23120541.LSC-2020.22
Uncontrolled Keywords: bronchiectasis, overweight, underweight, exacerbations
Subjects: Pulmonology
Clinical medicine
Divisions: Departments > Department of occupational diseases, clinical immunology and clinical pharmacology
Depositing User: Елена Шрамко
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2020 12:31
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2020 12:31

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