Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: current state of the problem
Хроническая обструктивная болезнь легких: современное состояние проблемы

D.A. Shikhnebiev, Dagestan State Medical University
2022 Siberian medical review  
The concept of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has undergone significant changes in recent years, which is associated with the emergence of a new classification and the distinguishing of various phenotypes of the disease. The purpose of the study is to analyse the papers on this topic by Russian and foreign authors published over the past decade. The study employed the method of analysis of literature devoted to the problem of COPD published in PubMed, Medscape, Clinical Evidence, Annals
more » ... f Internal Medicine, MedLine databases over the past 10 years (2011-2020). The article presents information on the definition, prevalence, risk factors, recent updates in the classification of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and describes the main phenotypes of the disease (emphysematous, bronchitic and others). Their distinguishing helps both to choose the most appropriate therapy for patients and to assess the prognosis of the disease. The main approaches to treatment of the disease defined by the standards, clinical guidelines and GOLD documents have been considered
doi:10.20333/25000136-2022-3-5-11 fatcat:es4z75k7ovhk5fbzimqskjvmle