A 4-year trial of tiotropium in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Tashkin D. P. , Celli B., Senn S., Burkhart D., Kesten S., Menjoge S., ...More

NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, vol.359, no.15, pp.1543-1554, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 359 Issue: 15
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1056/nejmoa0805800
  • Title of Journal : NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1543-1554

Abstract

Background: Previous studies showing that tiotropium improves multiple end points in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) led us to examine the long-term effects of tiotropium therapy.