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Pulmonary Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 725024, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/725024
Research Article

Successful Smoking Cessation in COPD: Association with Comorbidities and Mortality

1Department of Pulmonary Diseases and Clinical Allergology, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20520 Turku, Finland
2Clinical Research Unit for Pulmonary Diseases and Division of Pulmonology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Tukholmankatu 8C, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
3Department of Pulmonology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
4Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands

Received 23 May 2012; Revised 8 October 2012; Accepted 17 October 2012

Academic Editor: Andrew Sandford

Copyright © 2012 H. Kupiainen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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