6MWD 6-min walk distance
6MWT 6-min walk test
1-AT 1-antitrypsin
1-ATD 1-antitrypsin deficiency
ACOS Asthma–COPD overlap syndrome
AECOPD Acute exacerbations of COPD
AHR Airway hyperresponsiveness
BMI Body mass index
BODE BMI, airflow obstruction, dyspnoea, exercise capacity
CF Cystic fibrosis
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CRP C-reactive protein
CT Computed tomography
DLCO Diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide
FEF25–75% Forced expiratory flow at 25–75% of FVC
FeNO Exhaled nitric oxide fraction
FEV1 Forced expiratory volume in 1 s
FFM Fat-free mass
FVC Forced vital capacity
HRCT High-resolution computed tomography
ICS Inhaled corticosteroid
IL Interleukin
ILD Interstitial lung disease
KCO Transfer coefficient of the lung for carbon monoxide
MRI Magnetic resonance imaging
PET Positron emission tomography
PR Pulmonary rehabilitation
PPM Potentially pathogenic microorganism
QALYs Quality-adjusted life-years
TNF Tumour necrosis factor
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