Article Abstract

Skeletal muscle dysfunction in COPD: relevance of nutritional support and pulmonary rehabilitation

Authors: Esther Barreiro, Ariel Jaitovich

Abstract

In this focused issue titled “Nutritional status and muscle dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: stable versus acute exacerbations”, several review articles have been published to discuss relevant topics related to skeletal muscle dysfunction in patients with COPD.