Complications of COPD are:
- Muscle weakness
- Thinning of bone
- Heart – related complications like heart failure, abnormal rhythm and heart attack
- Severe weight loss
- Respiratory failure
- Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 17th edition
- Ján Tkác, S. F. Paul Man and Don D. Sin. Systemic consequences of COPD. Ther Adv Respir Dis (2007) 1(1) 47–59.