Friday, 05 February 2016

Lung Function Tests in Preschool Children

Posted in Scientific News, Pulmonary Function Tests, Research News

indirect calorimetry

A new study has been published in the Turkish Thoracic Journal reviewing the available techniques for the measurement of lung function in preschool children.

Friday, 05 February 2016

Maternal and Fetal Determinants of Neonatal Body Composition

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

New study has been published investigating the importance of neonatal body composition as it can influence the development of obesity during childhood and beyond

Thursday, 04 February 2016

Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

Posted in Scientific News, Spirometry, Validation News

Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

A new poster was presented during the 2015 ERS Conference and then published in the European Respiratory Journal, highlighting the importance of ventilatory analysis during the Six Minute Walk Test (6MWT) in COPD patients.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Clinical Guide for the Use of Metabolic Carts. Indirect Calorimetry—No Longer the Orphan of Energy Estimation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

The importance of measuring Resting Energy Expenditure through Indirect calorimetry has been examined and confirmed in a study published on the ASPEN Nutrition in Clinical Practice Journal.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Comprehensive Profile of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Ambulatory Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

Posted in Scientific News, Clinical CPET, Research News

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The role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) to provide a comprehensive assessment of exercise tolerance and responses in multiple sclerosis patients has been examined in a study on the Sports Medicine Journal.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Oscillometry complements spirometry in evaluation of subjects following toxic inhalation

Posted in Scientific News, Pulmonary Function Tests, Research News

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the European Respiratory Journal highlights the utility to add FOT testing to spirometry in subjects following toxic inhalation (for example the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster in 2001).

Monday, 01 February 2016

Body fat differences by self-reported race/ethnicity in healthy term newborns

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

The role of race in infant body composition has been investigated in a study published in the Pediatric Obesity journal.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing as a risk-assessment method in patients undergoing intra-abdominal surgery: a systematic review

Posted in Scientific News, Clinical CPET, Research News

indirect calorimetry

A review study on cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) used as a preoperative risk-stratification tool for patients undergoing non-cardiopulmonary intra-abdominal surgery has been published on the British Journal of Anesthesia.

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