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BLF Early COPD Study

01 April 2019

The main objective is to study the very early stages of the development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The investigators will do this by recruiting a novel cohort of smokers (age 30-45), in whom the investigators will follow the trajectories of lung function decline to identify prospectively those at risk of excess decline.


  • Age 30-45 years
  • Current smokers

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Ethical approval

This study has received HRA approval (REC reference - 16/LO/2041) and is registered online at - https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03480347

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