Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

Bronchiectasis in COPD Linked to Sinus Inflammation

Chronic inflammation of the sinus cavities is more common among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who also have bronchiectasis, underscoring the impact of chronic inflammation of the upper airways in more severe disease phases. The study, “Chronic rhinosinusitis is associated with higher prevalence and severity…

Bronchiectasis in COPD: Diagnosis, Treatment and Research Challenges

Early detectionof bronchiectasis among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could lead to better disease management and, in the long run, better survival. But researchers do not agree on the best way to manage these patients, emphasizing the need for more research in patients with the two conditions. Researchers…