Total Lung Capacity: The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. It is the equivalent to each of the following sums: VITAL CAPACITY plus RESIDUAL VOLUME; INSPIRATORY CAPACITY plus FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY; TIDAL VOLUME plus INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus functional residual capacity; or tidal volume plus inspiratory reserve volume plus EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus residual volume.Lung Volume Measurements: Measurement of the amount of air that the lungs may contain at various points in the respiratory cycle.Residual Volume: The volume of air remaining in the LUNGS at the end of a maximal expiration. Common abbreviation is RV.Lung: Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.Functional Residual Capacity: The volume of air remaining in the LUNGS at the end of a normal, quiet expiration. It is the sum of the RESIDUAL VOLUME and the EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME. Common abbreviation is FRC.Respiratory Function Tests: Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity: The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.Vital Capacity: The volume of air that is exhaled by a maximal expiration following a maximal inspiration.Lung Diseases: Pathological processes involving any part of the LUNG.Forced Expiratory Volume: Measure of the maximum amount of air that can be expelled in a given number of seconds during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination . It is usually given as FEV followed by a subscript indicating the number of seconds over which the measurement is made, although it is sometimes given as a percentage of forced vital capacity.Pulmonary Emphysema: Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.Respiratory Mechanics: The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.Lung Compliance: The capability of the LUNGS to distend under pressure as measured by pulmonary volume change per unit pressure change. While not a complete description of the pressure-volume properties of the lung, it is nevertheless useful in practice as a measure of the comparative stiffness of the lung. (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p562)Spirometry: Measurement of volume of air inhaled or exhaled by the lung.Lung Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.Inspiratory Capacity: The maximum volume of air that can be inspired after reaching the end of a normal, quiet expiration. It is the sum of the TIDAL VOLUME and the INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME. Common abbreviation is IC.Maximal Expiratory Flow Rate: The airflow rate measured during the first liter expired after the first 200 ml have been exhausted during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are MEFR, FEF 200-1200, and FEF 0.2-1.2.Blood Volume: Volume of circulating BLOOD. It is the sum of the PLASMA VOLUME and ERYTHROCYTE VOLUME.Plethysmography: Recording of change in the size of a part as modified by the circulation in it.Helium: Helium. A noble gas with the atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.003. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is not combustible and does not support combustion. It was first detected in the sun and is now obtained from natural gas. Medically it is used as a diluent for other gases, being especially useful with oxygen in the treatment of certain cases of respiratory obstruction, and as a vehicle for general anesthetics. (Dorland, 27th ed)Plethysmography, Whole Body: Measurement of the volume of gas in the lungs, including that which is trapped in poorly communicating air spaces. It is of particular use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Respiratory Muscles: These include the muscles of the DIAPHRAGM and the INTERCOSTAL MUSCLES.Lung Diseases, Obstructive: Any disorder marked by obstruction of conducting airways of the lung. AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION may be acute, chronic, intermittent, or persistent.Diaphragm: The musculofibrous partition that separates the THORACIC CAVITY from the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. Contraction of the diaphragm increases the volume of the thoracic cavity aiding INHALATION.Inhalation: The act of BREATHING in.Airway Resistance: Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow.Lung Injury: Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.Emphysema: A pathological accumulation of air in tissues or organs.Pulmonary Fibrosis: A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.Pulmonary Ventilation: The total volume of gas inspired or expired per unit of time, usually measured in liters per minute.Lung Diseases, Interstitial: A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung: A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.Pulmonary Alveoli: Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.Pneumonectomy: The excision of lung tissue including partial or total lung lobectomy.Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive: A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.Maximal Expiratory Flow-Volume Curves: Curves depicting MAXIMAL EXPIRATORY FLOW RATE, in liters/second, versus lung inflation, in liters or percentage of lung capacity, during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviation is MEFV.Lung Transplantation: The transference of either one or both of the lungs from one human or animal to another.Pulmonary Gas Exchange: The exchange of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood that occurs across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.Pressure: A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Respiratory Physiological Phenomena: Physiological processes and properties of the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM as a whole or of any of its parts.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Respiration: The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXIDE than the air taken in (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed.). This does not include tissue respiration (= OXYGEN CONSUMPTION) or cell respiration (= CELL RESPIRATION).Tidal Volume: The volume of air inspired or expired during each normal, quiet respiratory cycle. Common abbreviations are TV or V with subscript T.Dyspnea: Difficult or labored breathing.Airway Obstruction: Any hindrance to the passage of air into and out of the lungs.Thorax: The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Acute Lung Injury: A condition of lung damage that is characterized by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates (PULMONARY EDEMA) rich in NEUTROPHILS, and in the absence of clinical HEART FAILURE. This can represent a spectrum of pulmonary lesions, endothelial and epithelial, due to numerous factors (physical, chemical, or biological).Forced Expiratory Flow Rates: The rate of airflow measured during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination.Exercise Tolerance: The exercise capacity of an individual as measured by endurance (maximal exercise duration and/or maximal attained work load) during an EXERCISE TEST.Bronchoconstrictor Agents: Agents causing the narrowing of the lumen of a bronchus or bronchiole.Thoracoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the pleural cavity.Pulmonary Circulation: The circulation of the BLOOD through the LUNGS.Methacholine Chloride: A quaternary ammonium parasympathomimetic agent with the muscarinic actions of ACETYLCHOLINE. It is hydrolyzed by ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE at a considerably slower rate than ACETYLCHOLINE and is more resistant to hydrolysis by nonspecific CHOLINESTERASES so that its actions are more prolonged. It is used as a parasympathomimetic bronchoconstrictor agent and as a diagnostic aid for bronchial asthma. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1116)Carbon Monoxide: Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Plasma Volume: Volume of PLASMA in the circulation. It is usually measured by INDICATOR DILUTION TECHNIQUES.Exhalation: The act of BREATHING out.Diving: An activity in which the organism plunges into water. It includes scuba and bell diving. Diving as natural behavior of animals goes here, as well as diving in decompression experiments with humans or animals.Stroke Volume: The amount of BLOOD pumped out of the HEART per beat, not to be confused with cardiac output (volume/time). It is calculated as the difference between the end-diastolic volume and the end-systolic volume.Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid: Washing liquid obtained from irrigation of the lung, including the BRONCHI and the PULMONARY ALVEOLI. It is generally used to assess biochemical, inflammatory, or infection status of the lung.Air Pressure: The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it. Primarily used for articles pertaining to air pressure within a closed environment.Thoracic Wall: The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.Bronchodilator Agents: Agents that cause an increase in the expansion of a bronchus or bronchial tubes.Aerosols: Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.Bronchi: The larger air passages of the lungs arising from the terminal bifurcation of the TRACHEA. They include the largest two primary bronchi which branch out into secondary bronchi, and tertiary bronchi which extend into BRONCHIOLES and PULMONARY ALVEOLI.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Oxygen: An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.Bronchoconstriction: Narrowing of the caliber of the BRONCHI, physiologically or as a result of pharmacological intervention.Radiography, Thoracic: X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Reference Values: The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.Exercise Test: Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).Supine Position: The posture of an individual lying face up.Peak Expiratory Flow Rate: Measurement of the maximum rate of airflow attained during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are PEFR and PFR.Blood Gas Analysis: Measurement of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.Administration, Inhalation: The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Erythrocyte Volume: Volume of circulating ERYTHROCYTES . It is usually measured by RADIOISOTOPE DILUTION TECHNIQUE.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Bronchial Provocation Tests: Tests involving inhalation of allergens (nebulized or in dust form), nebulized pharmacologically active solutions (e.g., histamine, methacholine), or control solutions, followed by assessment of respiratory function. These tests are used in the diagnosis of asthma.Breath Tests: Any tests done on exhaled air.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Dogs: The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)Blood Volume Determination: Method for determining the circulating blood volume by introducing a known quantity of foreign substance into the blood and determining its concentration some minutes later when thorough mixing has occurred. From these two values the blood volume can be calculated by dividing the quantity of injected material by its concentration in the blood at the time of uniform mixing. Generally expressed as cubic centimeters or liters per kilogram of body weight.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Extravascular Lung Water: Water content outside of the lung vasculature. About 80% of a normal lung is made up of water, including intracellular, interstitial, and blood water. Failure to maintain the normal homeostatic fluid exchange between the vascular space and the interstitium of the lungs can result in PULMONARY EDEMA and flooding of the alveolar space.Carbon Dioxide: A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.Albuterol: A short-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist that is primarily used as a bronchodilator agent to treat ASTHMA. Albuterol is prepared as a racemic mixture of R(-) and S(+) stereoisomers. The stereospecific preparation of R(-) isomer of albuterol is referred to as levalbuterol.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Organ Size: The measurement of an organ in volume, mass, or heaviness.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.Mice, Inbred C57BLBody Height: The distance from the sole to the crown of the head with body standing on a flat surface and fully extended.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.Predictive Value of Tests: In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.Exercise: Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.Posture: The position or attitude of the body.Small Cell Lung Carcinoma: A form of highly malignant lung cancer that is composed of small ovoid cells (SMALL CELL CARCINOMA).Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.Imaging, Three-Dimensional: The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.Capacity Building: Organizational development including enhancement of management structures, processes and procedures, within organizations and among different organizations and sectors to meet present and future needs.Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury: Lung damage that is caused by the adverse effects of PULMONARY VENTILATOR usage. The high frequency and tidal volumes produced by a mechanical ventilator can cause alveolar disruption and PULMONARY EDEMA.Carcinoma, Small Cell: An anaplastic, highly malignant, and usually bronchogenic carcinoma composed of small ovoid cells with scanty neoplasm. It is characterized by a dominant, deeply basophilic nucleus, and absent or indistinct nucleoli. (From Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1286-7)Lung Abscess: Solitary or multiple collections of PUS within the lung parenchyma as a result of infection by bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.Adenocarcinoma: A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.Muscle Contraction: A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.Cells, Cultured: Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.Pulmonary Edema: Excessive accumulation of extravascular fluid in the lung, an indication of a serious underlying disease or disorder. Pulmonary edema prevents efficient PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE in the PULMONARY ALVEOLI, and can be life-threatening.Image Processing, Computer-Assisted: A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.Respiration, Artificial: Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult: A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA.Pneumonia: Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.Brain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.RNA, Messenger: RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.Mice, Inbred BALB CRats, Sprague-Dawley: A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.Farmer's Lung: A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled antigens associated with farm environment. Antigens in the farm dust are commonly from bacteria actinomycetes (SACCHAROPOLYSPORA and THERMOACTINOMYCES), fungi, and animal proteins in the soil, straw, crops, pelts, serum, and excreta.Oxygen Consumption: The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
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This manifests as a reduction in lung volumes, particularly the vital capacity (VC) and total lung capacity (TLC). The TLC may ... Figure B shows lungs with asbestos-related diseases, including pleural plaque, lung cancer, asbestosis, plaque on the diaphragm ... In severe cases, the drastic reduction in lung function due to the stiffening of the lungs and reduced TLC may induce right- ... Roggli VL, Sanders LL (2000). "Asbestos content of lung tissue and carcinoma of the lung: a clinicopathologic correlation and ...
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... which allowed the measurement of vital capacity of the lungs. However, his spirometer could measure only volume, not airflow. ... surgery is sometimes helpful and may include lung transplantation or lung volume-reduction surgery, which involves removing the ... Lung bulla as seen on chest X-ray in a person with severe COPD A severe case of bullous emphysema Axial CT image of the lung of ... People with COPD also exhibit a decrease in diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO) due to decreased surface ...
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... a volume of about 0.6 litres is exchanged from an active lung volume (tidal volume + functional residual capacity) of about 3 ... Lung ruptures and fatal gas embolisms have occurred from inhalation from a pressure tank and although this was reported as a ... After just two or three breaths of nitrogen, the oxygen concentration in the lungs would be low enough for some oxygen already ... in the bloodstream to exchange back to the lungs and be eliminated by exhalation. Unconsciousness in cases of accidental ...
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... in the horizontal position there is redistribution of blood volume from the lower extremities and splanchnic beds to the lungs ... there is a significant reduction in vital capacity and pulmonary compliance with resultant shortness of breath. Additionally, ... orthopnea). In normal individuals this has little effect, but in patients in whom the additional volume cannot be pumped out by ... particularly in patients with interstitial lung disease and reduced pulmonary compliance. Also, ...
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... is a means of pistoning air into the lungs to volumes greater than can be achieved by the person's breathing muscles (greater ... Patients with no vital capacity have awoken from sleep using GPB to discover that their ventilators were no longer functioning ... GPB can provide an individual with weak inspiratory muscles and no vital capacity (VC) or breathing ventilator-free breathing ... The technique involves the use of the glottis to add to an inspiratory effort by gulping boluses of air into the lungs. It can ...
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- Tidal volume (TV) is the amount of air that can be inhaled and exhaled during one normal (quiet) breathing cycle (about 500 ml for men & women). (getbodysmart.com)
- There are a number of different measurements and terms which are often used to describe this including tidal volume, inspiratory reserve volume, residual volume, vital capacity and more. (teachpe.com)
- So if you are sitting normally and breathing quietly then the amount of air breathed in is the tidal volume. (teachpe.com)
- The average tidal volume is 500ml. (teachpe.com)
- The amount of extra air inhaled (above tidal volume) during a deep breath. (teachpe.com)
- The amount of extra air exhaled (above tidal volume) during a forceful breathe out. (teachpe.com)
- Tidal volume selection during mechanical ventilation utilizes dogmatic formulas that only consider a patient's predicted body weight (PBW). (ovid.com)
- In this study, we investigate whether forced vital capacity (FVC) (1) correlates better to total lung capacity (TLC) than PBW, (2) predicts low pulmonary compliance, and (3) provides an alternative method for tidal volume selection. (ovid.com)
- Ratios of tidal volume/FVC plotted against peak inspiratory pressure were utilized to construct a new model for tidal volume selection. (ovid.com)
- The equation Vt = FVC/8 reduced mean calculated tidal volume in patients with low pulmonary compliance and/or small lungs. (ovid.com)
- when tidal volume is precisely measured, as in gas exchange calculation, the symbol TV or V T is used. (wikipedia.org)
- The four types of lung volumes are the inspiratory reverse volume (IRV), tidal volume (TV), expiratory reverse volume (ERV), and residual volume (RV). (pediaa.com)
- Tidal volume (TV) - TV is the volume that enters and leaves the lungs in each breath . (pediaa.com)
- It is the extra volume which can be breathed in above tidal volume. (pediaa.com)
- Minute ventilation is measured in liters and can be calculated by multiplying tidal volume by breathing rate. (livestrong.com)
- Tidal volume is the volume of air that you inhale with each breath and breathing rate is the number of breaths you take each minute. (livestrong.com)
- During normal quiet breathing at rest, the typical minute ventilation of 6 liters is achieved by a tidal volume of 0.5 liters and a breathing rate of 12 breaths per minute. (livestrong.com)
- Minute ventilation increases during exercise because both tidal volume and breathing rate increase. (livestrong.com)
- At relatively low exercise intensities, tidal volume and breathing rate increase proportionally. (livestrong.com)
- However, at higher relative intensities, tidal volume reaches a plateau and further increases in minute ventilation depend exclusively upon increasing breathing rate. (livestrong.com)
- For example, as explained by Illinois State University's Dale Brown in 'Exercise and Sport Science,' a four- to five-fold increase in breathing rate and a five- to seven-fold increase in tidal volume during exercise compared to rest provide the potential to elevate minute ventilation to 20 to 30 times the resting value. (livestrong.com)
- At any submaximal work rate, you will ventilate less and also establish a given minute ventilation with a greater tidal volume and reduced breathing rate. (livestrong.com)
- Realize that residual lung volume is not your tidal volume. (wikihow.com)
- X Research source Tidal volume is the amount of air inhaled or exhaled during normal respiration (breathing), which amounts to about 0.5 L in both men and women. (wikihow.com)
- Vital capacity , tidal volume , minute ventilation and maximum respiratory pressures were evaluated preoperatively and on the first and second postoperative days. (bvsalud.org)
- Question: What Is A Good Tidal Volume? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- What is a low tidal volume? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Low tidal volume ventilation (LTVV) is one of the interventions specifically designed to prevent ventilator-associated conditions (VAC). (afrolatinconnection.com)
- For patients without acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), target the recommended tidal volume of 6-8 mL/kg predicted body weight (PBW). (afrolatinconnection.com)
- What happens when tidal volume increases? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- During exercise, tidal volume increases as the depth of breathing increases and the rate of breathing increases too. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Is tidal volume affected by frequency of breathing? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Minute ventilation is the tidal volume times the respiratory rate, usually, 500 mL × 12 breaths/min = 6000 mL/min. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Increasing respiratory rate or tidal volume will increase minute ventilation. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- What does high tidal volume mean? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Tidal volume is a measure of the amount of air a person inhales during a normal breath. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Tidal volume is the amount of air that moves in or out of the lungs with each respiratory cycle. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- How does COPD affect tidal volume? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Tidal volume (Vt) is able to expand, since inspiratory volume (IC) remains constant. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- How do you fix low tidal volume? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Check the set tidal volume. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- What is the formula of tidal volume? (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Anatomy and Physiology The tidal volume (TV), about 500 mL, is the amount of air inspired during normal, relaxed breathing. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Minute volume = Tidal volume x resp. (slideshare.net)
- PaCO2 ↓ by ↑ tidal volume or ↑ resp. (slideshare.net)
- The purpose here was to compare respiratory function variables - minute volume (MV), tidal volume (TV), vital capacity (Vitalc), and respiratory rate (RR) - on the ground and with chest submerged in water. (scielo.br)
- The inspiratory reserve volume (IRV), about 3,100 ml, is the additional air that can be forcibly inhaled, after the inspiration of a normal tidal volume. (yoga-teacher-training.org)
- The expiratory reserve volume (ERV), about 1,200 ml, is the additional air that can be forcibly exhaled, after the expiration of a normal tidal volume. (yoga-teacher-training.org)
- The tidal volume (V T ) is the volume inhaled or exhaled in normal quiet breathing. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Expiratory reserve volume (ERV) is the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled beyond a tidal exhalation (about 1200 ml for men & 700 ml for women). (getbodysmart.com)
- This volume, the forced vital capacity (FVC) and the forced expiratory volume in the first second of the forceful exhalation (FEV 1 ), should be repeatable to within 0.15 L upon repeat efforts in the same measurement unless the largest value for either parameter is less than 1 L. In this case, the expected repeatability is to within 0.1 L of the largest value. (medscape.com)
- The FVC should then be compared with that inhaled volume to verify that the forced expiratory maneuver did start from full inflation. (medscape.com)
- So if you breathe out normally as you would, then try and breathe out even more until you physically cannot breathe out any more air, then this is the expiratory reserve volume. (teachpe.com)
- Patients with very low compliance had significantly smaller lung volumes (forced expiratory volume at 1 second, FVC, TLC) and lower diffusion capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide when compared with patients with normal compliance. (ovid.com)
- Expiratory reverse volume (ERV) - ERV is the extra volume which can be breathed out below TV. (pediaa.com)
- Forced expiratory volume (FEV) is one of the important measurement taken during this process. (pediaa.com)
- Forced expiratory volume (FEV) measures how much air a person can exhale during a forced breath. (northshore.org)
- Forced expiratory volume is the most important measurement of lung function. (northshore.org)
- Measurement of maximal inspiratory and expiratory pressures is indicated whenever there is an unexplained decrease in vital capacity or respiratory muscle weakness is suspected clinically. (wikipedia.org)
- c Forced expiratory volume in 1 second. (medscape.com)
- Forced expiratory volume (FEV). (rochester.edu)
- This study examines the association between female subjects with CFRD and poor lung function relative to male subjects using the percent predicted forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV 1 ) as a surrogate measure of morbidity. (diabetesjournals.org)
- This prompted a study of CFRD to test the association between CFRD and cystic fibrosis morbidity in female subjects, using the validated measure of future mortality, forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV 1 ) ( 11 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
- There was a positive correlation between the distance walked at the 6MWT and age, height, final PedsQL TM , forced vital capacity (FVC), and forced expiratory volume in the first second (FEV 1 ), as well as a negative correlation between FEV 1 /FVC and the distance walked. (scielo.br)
- 1 We have moved from an airflow limitation (forced expiratory volume in 1 s, FEV 1 )-centric view of the disease 2 to the realisation that COPD is a complex and heterogeneous condition. (bmj.com)
- The traditional (2006) assessment and treatment scheme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was centred almost exclusively on the severity of airflow limitation (as determined by the forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV 1 ) value) whereas the new one (2011) is multidimensional. (bmj.com)
- The expiratory reserve volume (ERV) is the maximum volume that can be exhaled following a normal quiet exhalation. (thefreedictionary.com)
- GOLD defines COPD as a disorder characterised by expiratory airflow limitation that is not fully reversible, is usually progressive and is associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lungs to noxious particles or gases . (smw.ch)
- Measurements of lung volume are relevant for assessing lung growth and development and for interpreting volume dependent lung function parameters. (bmj.com)
- Lung volume and lung capacity are two groups of measurements of the air in various compartments of lungs. (pediaa.com)
- The plethysmography technique applies Boyle's law and uses measurements of volume and pressure changes to determine lung volume, assuming temperature is constant. (wikipedia.org)
- Lung Volume Measurements" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) . (harvard.edu)
- This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lung Volume Measurements" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lung Volume Measurements" was a major or minor topic of these publication. (harvard.edu)
- Below are the most recent publications written about "Lung Volume Measurements" by people in Profiles. (harvard.edu)
- We performed Vt measurements using different combinations of Vreb (20, 30 and 50% of predicted vital capacity), of AVD (0, 100, and 200 ml) and of RR (10, 25, and 40 br.min-1). (biomedsearch.com)
- Of the 1727 subjects who ever worked in relatively highly exposed positions of coke ovens and hence were eligible to be registered in the surveillance system, 324 with no lung function measurements were excluded, along with 22 females (too few for useful analysis), and four subjects of unstated sex. (bmj.com)
- There remained 1377 male subjects with at least one set of lung function measurements. (bmj.com)
- Inspiratory reserve volume (IRV) is the amount of air that can be forcibly inhaled beyond a tidal inhalation (about 3,000 ml for men & 2,000 ml for women). (getbodysmart.com)
- So if you breathe in the normal amount you would at rest, and then see how much additional air you can breathe in before you simply cannot breathe in anymore, then this extra amount is the inspiratory reserve volume. (teachpe.com)
- The inspiratory reserve volume (IRV) is the maximum volume that can be inhaled following a normal quiet inhalation. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The technique is based on the assumptions that the nitrogen concentration in the lungs is 78% and in equilibrium with the atmosphere, that the patient inhales 100% oxygen and that the oxygen replaces all of the nitrogen in the lungs. (wikipedia.org)
- Could low oxygen (decreased lung expansion) decreases cardiac output? (healthtap.com)
- A person may not be able to change how much oxygen their lungs can hold. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- Mammals that regularly perform deep, long-duration dives have locomotor muscles with elevated myoglobin concentrations that are composed of predominantly large, slow-twitch (Type I) fibers with low mitochondrial volume densities ( V mt ). These features contribute to extending ADL by increasing oxygen stores and decreasing metabolic rate. (biologists.org)
- Marine mammals dive on a single breath-hold, restricting access to oxygen to that which they carry within their lungs, blood and muscle ( Scholander, 1940 ). (biologists.org)
- Diving mammals display several adaptations for increasing onboard oxygen stores, such as a large blood volume, hematocrit and hemoglobin concentration (reviewed by Snyder, 1983 ), as well as an enhanced concentration of myoglobin within their locomotor muscles (reviewed by Kooyman and Ponganis, 1998 ). (biologists.org)
- How does oxygen in the alveolus get into the bloodstream in the lungs? (brainscape.com)
- Oxygen is inhaled in our body through the mouth and/or the nostrils, and then passes through the trachea followed by the lungs and the diaphragm. (markedbyteachers.com)
- The need for oxygen-enriched positive pressure breathing at high altitude for fighter pilots in the Second World War and the invention of right-heart catheterisation facilitated research programmes intended to gain a more profound understanding of heart-lung interactions [ 3 , 4 ]. (smw.ch)
- There, the blood in the lung capillaries readily absorbs oxygen and gives off carbon dioxide gathered from the body cells. (faqs.org)
- The circulatory systemtransports oxygen-laden blood to the body cells and picks up carbon dioxide.The term respiration describes the exchange of gases across cell membranes both in the lungs (external respiration) and in the body tissues (internal respiration). (faqs.org)
- After entering the lungs, the branches subdivide, finally emerging as capillaries which surround the alveoli and release the carbon dioxide in exchange for a fresh supply of oxygen. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Unless otherwise specified, volume qualifiers indicate the volume inspired from RV at the point of measurement. (wikipedia.org)
- Thus, the fundamental difference between lung volume and lung capacity is the concept of measurement. (pediaa.com)
- Measurement of the single-breath diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) is a fast and safe tool in the evaluation of both restrictive and obstructive lung disease. (wikipedia.org)
- If your muscles are tight, or painful, there will be limitation to expansion (inspiration) or expiration, making the lung capacity measurement less reliable. (healthtap.com)
- Measurement of the amount of air that the lungs may contain at various points in the respiratory cycle. (harvard.edu)
- To evaluate the consequences of breathing pattern variations inherent to lung disease on the rebreathing measurement of lung tissue volume (Vt), we carried out a study of ten normal human subjects in whom we assessed the effects of changes in rebreathing volume (Vreb), additional deadspace volume (AVD), respiratory rate (RR), and body height. (biomedsearch.com)
- Diffusion capacity 8. (worldcat.org)
- Diffusion capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide: a potential marker of impaired gas exchange or of systemic deconditioning in chronic obstructive lung disease? (aau.dk)
- Use agarose cubes to demonstrate the effect of the surface area to volume ratio on diffusion of nutrients in cells. (susqu.edu)
- Moderate to severe restrictive defect with severe reduction in diffusion capacity. (medhelp.org)
- Respiratory therapists administer breathing tests to assess lung volumes, air flow/capacity and diffusion ability. (fraserhealth.ca)
- 3. Vital capacity (see image below) = TV + IRV + ERV. (getbodysmart.com)
- A significant increase in the inspiratory capacity (IC) and/or vital capacity (VC) after bronchodilator therapy can occur even when the FEV 1 fails to show a significant change. (medscape.com)
- So if you breathe in as much as you physically can and then measure the amount of air you can breathe out then this is known as the vital capacity. (teachpe.com)
- It is possible to suck/pump even more air into your lungs increasing the pressure above natural levels, then breathe out and pretend that your vital capacity is even bigger than it really is! (teachpe.com)
- Vital capacity: the volume of air breathed out after the deepest inhalation. (wikipedia.org)
- Vital capacity (VC) - VC is the volume which can be exhaled after maximum inspiration. (pediaa.com)
- Vital capacity of the lungs depends on many factors: age, sex, General health, degree of physical development, the employment in certain types of sports. (kakprosto.ru)
- To measure vital capacity of lungs you will need a balloon, yarn or twine, a large container of water, a wide Board and some measuring utensils. (kakprosto.ru)
- Forced vital capacity (FVC). (rochester.edu)
- There were reductions in vital capacity and maximum respiratory pressures during the postoperative period in patients undergoing laminectomy . (bvsalud.org)
- Surgery in the thoracic region was associated with greater reductions in vital capacity and maximum inspiratory pressure , compared with cervical and lumbar surgery . (bvsalud.org)
- Foram avaliados, no pré-operatório, no primeiro e no segundo dias de pós -operatório, capacidade vital , volume corrente, volume por minuto e pressões respiratórias máximas . (bvsalud.org)
- Forced vital capacity can decrease by about 0.2 liters per decade, even for healthy people who have never smoked. (lung.org)
- IB Biology HL Independent Research Project - Vital Lung Capacity Introduction Breathing is an essential element for all corporeal organisms. (markedbyteachers.com)
- As for the lungs, this limit is referred to as the maximum amount of air that the lungs are able to contain, or the vital capacity. (markedbyteachers.com)
- The vital capacity and its components are measured using a spirometer , which measures the volumes of air inhaled and exhaled. (thefreedictionary.com)
- it is normally equal to the vital capacity. (thefreedictionary.com)
- At FRC, the opposing elastic recoil forces of the lungs and chest wall are in equilibrium and there is no exertion by the diaphragm or other respiratory muscles. (wikipedia.org)
- In quiet, gentle inhalation, the diaphragm contracts, lowering air pressure inside the lungs and drawing air in. (yoga-teacher-training.org)
- This, in turn, raises the diaphragm, raising pressure in the lungs and expelling air. (yoga-teacher-training.org)
- It represents the volume of air that can exhale people after the deepest possible breath and is measured in milliliters. (kakprosto.ru)
- VC is the maximum volume of air that is exhaled after a deep breath. (kakprosto.ru)
- This test is a breathing maneuver performed to measure the volume of air you are able to breath in and out of your lungs and the speed of which this offers. (mclaren.org)
- The easiest is to measure the maximum volume of air that a person is able to exhale in one breath. (reference.com)
- It is the movement of lungs that produces the breath, and it is the Prana that moves the lungs. (yoga-teacher-training.org)
- You will correlate lung volumes with a variety of clinical scenarios. (vernier.com)
- Correlate lung volumes with clinical conditions. (vernier.com)
- Although patients with poor PS [Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) PS ≥ account for 30-50% of those with advanced lung cancer in clinics, they are typically underrepresented in clinical trials possibly due to concerns about tolerability associated with experimental treatment, deterioration of PS, and reduced efficacy relative to patients with a good PS ( 2 - 6 ). (frontiersin.org)
- The airway epithelium stretches and relaxes during the normal respiratory cycle, and hyperventilation exaggerates this effect, resulting in changes in lung physiology. (hindawi.com)
- The airway epithelium stretches and relaxes during the normal respiratory cycle, and hyperventilation exaggerates this effect, resulting in changes to lung physiology. (hindawi.com)
- Student athletes accustomed to exercise do generally have greater lung capacity than unathletic students with equal body or lung size, according to an article in the European Journal of Applied Physiology. (reference.com)
- Additional respiratory muscles in the chest (external intercostals) lift the ribs, expanding them outward and further increasing volume. (vernier.com)
- Involvement of respiratory muscles results in poor ability to cough and decreased ability to breathe well and leads to collapse of part or all of the lung leading to impaired gas exchange and an overall insufficiency in lung strength. (wikipedia.org)
- This is when the lung tissue or chest muscles can't expand enough. (rochester.edu)
- Takeda, SI, Estrera, AS & Hsia, CCW 2000, ' In vivo estimation of septal lung tissue volume and correlation with diffusing capacity in lung volume reduction surgery ', Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery , vol. 119, no. 1, pp. 191-192. (elsevier.com)
- Effects of rebreathing conditions and body size on normal human lung tissue volume. (biomedsearch.com)
- Low-power photomicrograph of a lung-tissue specimen that demonstrates the classic stellate nodule of pulmonary histiocytosis X (hematoxylin-eosin stain). (medscape.com)
- Airway obstruction may be secondary to bronchospasm, airway inflammation, loss of lung elastic recoil, increased secretions in the airway, or any combination of these causes. (medscape.com)
- In some circumstances, the onset of HP in sensitized asymptomatic subjects may be precipitated by additional lung inflammation, for example after viral or bacterial infection. (worldallergy.org)
- Inspiratory capacity (IC) - IC is the amount of air which can be inhaled at a maximum inspiration. (pediaa.com)
- Lung capacities It is the maximum volume of air the lungs can accommodate or sum of all volume compartments or volume of air in lungs after maximum inspiration. (afrolatinconnection.com)
- The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. (bioportfolio.com)
- The aim of this study was to evaluate the pulmonary volumes and maximum respiratory pressures of patients undergoing cervical, thoracic or lumbar spinal surgery . (bvsalud.org)
- Purpose] To present the increase in thoracic kyphosis in a patient suffering from exertional dyspnea, reduced lung capacity, and spinal pains related to straight back syndrome (SBS). (go.jp)
- The lungs are two cone-shaped organs located in the thoracic cavity, or chest, and are separated by the heart. (faqs.org)
- One layer of thepleural membrane attaches to the wall of the thoracic cavity, and the otherlayer encloses the lungs. (faqs.org)
- it starts as the pulmonary trunk, which divides between the fifth and sixth thoracic vertebrae to form the right pulmonary artery that enters the right lung and the left pulmonary artery that enters the left lung. (thefreedictionary.com)
- In this experiment, you will measure lung volumes during normal breathing and with maximum effort. (vernier.com)
- The value of lung capacities does not change with the pattern of breathing. (pediaa.com)
- With a pulsed ultrasound sent through the main stream of the flow meter, flow, volume and MM of the breathing gas can be calculated. (ersjournals.com)
- The SF 6 washin/washout technique was initially evaluated in a mechanical lung model and subsequently tested in nonsedated spontaneously breathing, healthy infants. (ersjournals.com)
- This is the amount of air left in lungs after breathing out normally. (rochester.edu)
- This is the amount of air left in the lungs after breathing out as much as you can. (rochester.edu)
- A fluid between the two membrane layers reduces friction and allows smooth movement of the lungs during breathing. (faqs.org)
- Aeris Therapeutics has developed the Biologic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) System which is intended to achieve lung volume reduction without surgery and its attendant risks. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- There was a simultaneous reduction of pain, resolved exertional dyspnea, and a greater than 2 liter increase in lung capacity. (go.jp)