Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and second-line pulmonary function tests to detect obstructive pattern in symptomatic smokers with borderline spirometry

Posted on 27 June 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, COSMED News, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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A study published on the Respiratory Medicine Journal investigates the need for additional research on smokers with respiratory symptoms (dyspnoea, cough, or sputum production) and normal spirometry.

Cardiopulmonary exercise factors predict survival in patients with advanced interstitial lung disease referred for lung transplantation

Posted on 23 June 2017, English, COSMED News, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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The Respiratory Medicine Journal presents a new study demonstrating the prognostic value of CPET test parameters as pre-assessment tool for lung transplant ILD patients.

Anthropometric measures are not accurate predictors of fat mass in ALS

Posted on 22 June 2017, English, COSMED News, Body Composition, Scientific, BOD POD

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A new article on the Journal of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) shows how anthropometric measurements are not effective to measure fat mass in ALS patients.

Systematic review: pre- and post-operative prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in liver transplant candidates

Posted on 12 May 2017, English, COSMED News, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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Interesting literature review on the Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutic Journal focusing on the role of cardio pulmonary exercise test (CPET) in cirrhosis patients.

ERS technical standard on bronchial challenge testing: general considerations and performance of methacholine challenge tests

Posted on 12 May 2017, English, Pulmonary Function Test, COSMED News, Scientific

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A new paper by ERS published on the ERJ aims to update previous publications on bronchial challenge testing and the performance of the methacholine challenge test.

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