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Factors influencing the decline in lung density in a Danish lung cancer screening cohort

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  1. Interstitial lung abnormalities are associated with increased mortality in smokers

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  2. European position statement on lung cancer screening

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  3. Implementation of lung cancer CT screening in the Nordic countries

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Lung cancer screening trials provide an opportunity to study the natural history of emphysema by using computed tomography (CT) lung density as a surrogate parameter. In the Danish Lung Cancer Screening Trial, 2,052 participants were included. At screening rounds, smoking habits were recorded and spirometry was performed. CT lung density was measured as the volume-adjusted 15th percentile density (PD15). A mixed effects model was used with former smoking males with
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)1142-8
Number of pages7
StatePublished - 2012

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