Extrapulmonary features of bronchiectasis: muscle function, exercise capacity, fatigue, and health status


Ozalp O., Inal-Ince D. , Calik E., Vardar-Yagli N. , SAĞLAM M. , Savci S., ...Daha Fazla

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, cilt.7, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/2049-6958-7-3
  • Dergi Adı: MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Özet

Background: There are limited number of studies investigating extrapulmonary manifestations of bronchiectasis. The purpose of this study was to compare peripheral muscle function, exercise capacity, fatigue, and health status between patients with bronchiectasis and healthy subjects in order to provide documented differences in these characteristics for individuals with and without bronchiectasis.