The coexistence of asthma and COPD: some considerations about prevalence and lung function decline
Alessandro Marcon, Francesca Locatelli, Simone Accordini
European Respiratory Journal 2022 59: 2200096; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00096-2022
With great interest we read the editorial by Mannino  regarding the investigation on the coexistence between asthma and COPD that we conducted using data from the population-based European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS).
Mounting evidence suggests that FEV1 decline is slower among patients with COPD and asthma compared to those with COPD alone https://bit.ly/33NyoJq
Conflict of interest: None declared.
- Received January 13, 2022.
- Accepted January 16, 2022.
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