Tobacco Is Not the Only Risk Factor for COPD: Let’s Not Forget the Genetic Factor!!!

1. Short communication Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major health problem as it causes increasing mortality and morbidity in all countries of the world. Its pathogenetic aspect is characterized by progressive irreversible airflow limitation. However, the disease is also a chronic inflammatory disease of the bronchopulmonary tissue with systemic consequences[1]. DOI: