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Correction to: Long-acting bronchodilators improve exercise capacity in COPD patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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The original article was published in Respiratory Research 2018 19:18

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In the original publication [1] is an incorrect sentence in the abstract under Conclusions. The modified text is indicated in bold. The correct version can be found in this Erratum:

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Conclusions: Long-acting bronchodilators improve exercise capacity in COPD. The main effect of long-acting bronchodilators seems to be a decrease of basal IC rather than a modification of dynamic hyperinflation during exercise. The efficacy in terms of endurance time seems higher in studies which enrolled patients with hyperinflation, with a similar efficacy on walking or cycling.

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Conclusions: Long-acting bronchodilators improve exercise capacity in COPD. The main effect of long-acting bronchodilators seems to be an increase of basal IC rather than a modification of dynamic hyperinflation during exercise. The efficacy in terms of endurance time seems higher in studies which enrolled patients with hyperinflation, with a similar efficacy on walking or cycling.

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    Di Marco F, et al. Long-acting bronchodilators improve exercise capacity in COPD patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Respir Res. 2018;19:18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-018-0721-3

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Correspondence to Fabiano Di Marco.

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Di Marco, F., Sotgiu, G., Santus, P. et al. Correction to: Long-acting bronchodilators improve exercise capacity in COPD patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Respir Res 19, 70 (2018) doi:10.1186/s12931-018-0764-5

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