Minority of COPD patients benefit from steroids: WISDOM analysis

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pty Ltd

Less than a quarter of patients with severe to very severe COPD are likely to respond to inhaled corticosteroid therapy, a post hoc analysis of the WISDOM trial of ICS withdrawal has concluded. Presented as a poster at ATS, and also published in Lancet Respiratory Medicine, the analysis found that withdrawal of ICS did increase ...

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