Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency in COPD: Clinical Implications

, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NY

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  • Alpha1-Antitrypsin: A World View. Conf Chair Gadek JE. Chest 110(suppl), 1996.

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  • McElvaney NG, Crystal RG: Anti-proteases and lung defense, in Crystal RG, West JB, Weibel ER, Barnes PJ (eds): The Lung; Scientific Foundation, Second Edition, Philadelphia/NY, Lippincott-Raven, 1997, pp 2219-2235.


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