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2020 Oct

ERJ Open Res



Current symptom-based risk scores for stable coronary artery disease evaluation are not applicable in COPD patients.


Beyer C, Pizzini A, Boehm A, Loeffler-Ragg J, Weiss G, Feuchtner G, Bauer A, Friedrich G, Plank F
ERJ Open Res. 2020 Oct; 6(4).
PMID: 33123555.


Cardiovascular diseases are arguably the most important comorbidity in patients with COPD. Despite an increased prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) in COPD patients, there are no dedicated diagnostic recommendations.