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Risk Factors of Martinez et al for Mortality in a Patient with Emphysema and Severe Airflow Obstruction

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Martinez et al identified risk factors associated with mortality in patients with emphysema. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple institutions in the United States that participated in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT).

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