Updated Definition of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease 2023 Executive Report: Expert Perspectives

The definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has recently been reformulated better to encompass the heterogeneous nature of this lung condition.1 The new definition is broader, includes risk factors other than smoking, and aims to improve the diagnosis, management and clinical trials of a disorder with high morbidity and mortality rates.1

In this expert interview, MeiLan K Han and Alvar Agustí discuss the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2023 executive report, which proposes a new definition for COPD and covers the latest updates in its diagnosis, management, and prevention.2

Puedes leer la entrevista completa en: https://www.touchrespiratory.com/copd/journal-articles/updated-definition-of-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-in-the-global-initiative-for-chronic-obstructive-lung-disease-2023-executive-report-expert-perspectives/

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