Defining asthma-COPD overlap syndrome: a population-based study

The European Respiratory Journal
Tobias N BontenChristian Taube

Abstract

Asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap syndrome (ACOS) seems an important clinical phenotype, but multiple definitions have been proposed. This study's objectives were to assess the effect of different ACOS definitions on prevalence, patient characteristics and exacerbations.5675 individuals aged 45-65 years, with 846 asthma/COPD patients, were included in the Netherlands Epidemiology of Obesity study between 2008 and 2012, and followed-up for a median of 1.8 years. ACOS was defined by recent consensus criteria and five other definitions, based on registry, questionnaires and lung function.Prevalence of ACOS in the asthma/COPD population ranged between 4.4% and 38.3%, depending on the definition used. Agreement between registry-based and self-reported ACOS was 0.04 and 0.41 when lung function (forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1)/forced vital capacity (FVC) <0.7) was added. With registry or self-report defined ACOS, only 51% and 33% had FEV1/FVC <0.7. Patient characteristics were similar, but asthma duration was longer with self-reported compared with registry-based ACOS (mean difference 22 years (95% CI 12-33)). Exacerbation risk was highest with registry-based ACOS compared with asthma (adjusted inciden...Continue Reading

References

Sep 1, 1991·American Journal of Public Health·E L Korn, B I Graubard
May 1, 1996·Psychological Medicine·A J RushM H Trivedi
Jun 10, 2000·Chest·R Rodriguez-Roisin
Feb 8, 2003·The European Respiratory Journal. Supplement·C P van Schayck, N H Chavannes
Jun 11, 2003·The European Respiratory Journal. Supplement·S Burge, J A Wedzicha
Dec 19, 2003·Journal of Clinical Epidemiology·G C Wanda Wendel-VosDaan Kromhout
Aug 2, 2005·The European Respiratory Journal·M R MillerATS/ERS Task Force
Mar 23, 2007·Primary Care Respiratory Journal : Journal of the General Practice Airways Group·Lazaros SichletidisDimitros Patakas
Jun 13, 2008·International Journal of Clinical Practice·L Fromer, C B Cooper
Sep 29, 2011·Respiratory Research·Megan HardinCOPDGene Investigators
Feb 20, 2013·Respiratory Medicine·José Luis Izquierdo-AlonsoAntonio Martín
Apr 2, 2013·Journal of Affective Disorders·Yvonne W M Schulte-van MaarenErik J Giltay
Apr 12, 2013·European Journal of Epidemiology·Renée de MutsertFrits Richard Rosendaal
Apr 20, 2013·Respiratory Medicine·Marc MiravitllesFrancisco García-Río
Jun 5, 2013·Biomedical Papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacký, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia·Vladimir KoblizekCzech Pneumological and Phthisiological Society
May 8, 2015·Thorax·Peter G Gibson, Vanessa M McDonald
May 15, 2015·Thorax·Ian Pavord, Andrew Bush
Aug 10, 2015·The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine·Eric D BatemanAlvar Agusti
Aug 21, 2015·Chest·Borja G CosioCHAIN Study
Sep 2, 2015·The European Respiratory Journal·Dirkje S Postma, Maarten van den Berge
Jun 25, 2016·The European Respiratory Journal·Don D SinMichael E Wechsler
Jul 4, 2016·The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology·Mario Cazzola, Paola Rogliani

Citations

Jun 21, 2018·Respirology : Official Journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology·Jose Luis Lopez-CamposEsther Barreiro
Jul 28, 2018·The European Respiratory Journal·Eva PolverinoJames D Chalmers
May 4, 2017·The European Respiratory Journal·Vanessa M McDonald, Peter G Gibson
Oct 19, 2017·PloS One·Jeremias GötschkeKatrin Milger
May 20, 2020·Respirology : Official Journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology·Sarah A HilesVanessa M McDonald
Nov 28, 2019·Respirology : Official Journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology·Aiyuan ZhouPing Chen
Aug 14, 2020·American Journal of Physiology. Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology·Katherine E MensonMatthew E Poynter
Oct 12, 2018·NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine·Ilja GeraetsLisette van den Bemt
Feb 18, 2020·Respirology : Official Journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology·Miriam BarrechegurenCanCOLD Collaborative Research Group and the Canadian Respiratory Research Network
Jan 27, 2019·Asthma Research and Practice·Rebecca E GreenblattBlanca E Himes
Oct 11, 2020·NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine·Lisette van den BemtTjard Schermer
Oct 23, 2020·Scientific Reports·Manas K AkmatovJörg Bätzing
Feb 19, 2021·European Respiratory Review : an Official Journal of the European Respiratory Society·Xiaofan TuPhilip M Hansbro
Mar 5, 2021·Scientific Reports·Yung-Che ChenTaiwan Clinical Trial Consortium of Respiratory Disease (TCORE) group

Related Concepts

Asthma
Respiratory Function Tests
Severity of Illness Index
Spirometry
Log-Linear Models
Logistic Regression
Disease Progression
Chronic Airflow Obstruction
Self-Report
Obesity

Related Feeds

Asthma

This feed focuses in Asthma in which your airways narrow and swell. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath.

Allergy and Asthma

Allergy and asthma are inflammatory disorders that are triggered by the activation of an allergen-specific regulatory t cell. These t cells become activated when allergens are recognized by allergen-presenting cells. Here is the latest research on allergy and asthma.