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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

What is COPD? Not currently enrolling studies at this time. Please check back later.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. It includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and in some cases asthma. In the United States, tobacco use is a key factor in the development and progression of COPD, but asthma, exposure to air pollutants in the home and workplace, genetic factors, and respiratory infections also play a role. In the developing world, indoor air quality is thought to play a larger role in the development and progression of COPD than it does in the United States.

Studies
Summit: A Clinical Outcomes Study to compare the effect of Fluticasone Furoate/ Vilanterol Inhalation Powder 100/25mcg with placebo on Survival in Subjects with moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and a history of or at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Enrolling soon.

Forest (ROF-MD-07): A 52-Week, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Effect of Roflumilast 500 ?g on Exacerbation Rate in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Treated With a Fixed-Dose Combination of Long-Acting Beta Agonist and Inhaled Corticosteroid (LABA/ICS).

If you are interested in the study or more information, contact the CardioPulmonary Research Center at 314-439-LUNG (5864).

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