Association Between Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Change in Quantitatively Assessed Emphysema and Lung Function

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/2zF6UWU on April 30, 2020 at 04:30PM


Long-term exposure to ambient air pollutants, especially O3, was significantly associated with increasing emphysema assessed quantitatively using CT imaging and with worsening lung function.