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

Posted on 27 June 2017, COSMED News, English, Pulmonary Function Test, 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.

The physiological basis and clinical significance of lung volume measurements.

Posted on 17 February 2017, English, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

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A useful scientific review has been published in the Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine Journal describing how different physiological/pathological conditions can affect static lung volumes measurement.

The prevalence of small airways disease in adult asthma: A systematic literature review.

Posted on 15 July 2016, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

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A new review paper on the Respiratory Medicine Journal confirms the impact of small airways dysfunction and inflammation in adult patients with asthma.

Methods of airway resistance assessment.

Posted on 09 June 2016, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

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This recent paper published on the Polish Pneumology and Allergology Journal provides a clear and useful overview of the importance and the different measurement methods for airway resistance.

Methods for Measuring Lung Volumes: Is There a Better One?.

Posted on 12 April 2016, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

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The accuracy level of three different lung volumes techniques (body plethysmography, radiography with computerized tomography and dilution) were analyzed in the "Respiration - International Journal of Thoracic Medicine".

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