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Pulmonology

GOLD 2023 | Role of Underlying Inflammation in COPD Pathology and Clinical Features

Dr Igor Barjaktarevic discusses the role of underlying inflammation in COPD pathology and associated clinical features and explore the importance of biomarker assessments and endotyping in COPD

Igor Barjaktarevic
MD, PhD
Igor Barjaktarevic

Learning objectives

  • Understand the heterogeneous clinical presentation of COPD (eg, severity, level of control, symptoms, multimordbidities)
  • Review the role of underlying inflammation in COPD pathology and its link to clinical features
  • Review the role of biomarker assessments and endotyping in COPD

Description

Join Dr Igor Barjaktarevic as he explores the heterogeneous clinical presentation of COPD, addressing variations in severity, symptoms, and comorbidities. Diving into the role of underlying inflammation in COPD pathology, he highlights its connection to clinical features while also discussing the evolving role of biomarker assessments and endotyping in enhancing our understanding of COPD.

MAT-US-2401140 v1.0 - P Exp Date: 02/02/2026

About this expert

Pulmonology

Igor Barjaktarevic

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of COPD Program | David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California-Los Angeles

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Igor Barjaktarevic

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