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English translation: COPD

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10:23 Oct 25, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Italian term or phrase: BPCO
In a clinical report in a section relating to the respiratory system, the abbreviation BPCO occurs.

Does anyone know what the abb. means?

Thanks very much!

Harold
xxxVadney
English translation:COPD
Explanation:
BPCO
Broncopneumopatia Cronica Ostruttiva
http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?String=exact&Acron...

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
<disease> A progressive disease process that most commonly results from smoking. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is characterised by difficulty breathing, wheezing and a chronic cough.
Treatment includes absolute avoidance from smoking, bronchodilators and oxygen for those with advanced disease. Complications include bronchitis, pneumonia and lung cancer.
http://www.graylab.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?query=chronic obstructi...
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Hanna Burdon
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COPD


Explanation:
BPCO
Broncopneumopatia Cronica Ostruttiva
http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?String=exact&Acron...

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
<disease> A progressive disease process that most commonly results from smoking. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is characterised by difficulty breathing, wheezing and a chronic cough.
Treatment includes absolute avoidance from smoking, bronchodilators and oxygen for those with advanced disease. Complications include bronchitis, pneumonia and lung cancer.
http://www.graylab.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?query=chronic obstructi...


    Reference: http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?String=exact&Acron...
    Reference: http://www.graylab.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?query=chronic+obstructi...
Hanna Burdon
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:40
Native speaker of: Polish
PRO pts in pair: 4
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