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Limited overlap in significant hits between genome-wide association studies on two airflow obstruction definitions in the same population van der Plaat, Diana A; Vonk, Judith M; Lahousse, Lies; de Jong, Kim; Faiz, Alen; Nedeljkovic, Ivana; Amin, Najaf; van Diemen, Cleo C; Brusselle, Guy G; Bossé, Yohan; Brandsma, Corry-Anke; Hao, Ke; Paré, Peter D; van Duijn, Cornelia M; Postma, Dirkje S; Boezen, H. M

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Background: Airflow obstruction is a hallmark of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and is defined as either the ratio between forced expiratory volume in one second and forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC)

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